Hillsdale Commencement Address. May 10, 2014
The Role of Faith in the Story of Freedom.
Thank you, President Arnn. Good afternoon to …Read More
Palm Beach Atlantic University
2013 Spring Commencement
May 4, 2013
Introduction of Eric Metaxas by Rev. Cuteo:
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Scouring the picture-book hills and valleys of his beloved Schwarzwald with the same dog-eared copy of Grimm’s Kinder-und-Hausmaerchen that he has caressed since childhood, Professor Fritz “Fritzi” Ulm has at long last stumbled upon his elusive goal.
The first time I heard of Nostradamus was the night we whacked out Joey Flowers behind Barboza’s butchershop. It was back in the alley near where Salvi Two Noses’ mother used to grow her tomatoes.
DOES GOD WANT US TO CHANGE THE WORLD? And if so, how? If you’re in a hurry, let me cut to the chase: a.) yes – and b.) by doing what the Clapham Circle did: proving their faith through works, mostly among the poor and powerless, and working among the rich and powerful. There’s a little more to it, but if you must run, there’s the nuance-free answer which, like a sack lunch, you may take with you. If you can stay, I’ll begin by telling you about the night talkshow host Dick Cavett and I went to see Mickey Rooney perform. This is not a joke. [To continue click here.]
The question of how language came into being has always been among the great puzzles of history. Who spoke first? we ask ourselves. Was there a first word? Did it have â€œmeaningâ€? Paleo-linguists have long speculated what the earliest attempts at language might have sounded like, and anthropologist at Caltech have even created a computer model to simulate the air traveling through the oddly configured jaw of Paleolithic man.
It is no secret that the great minds of history transcend time, although Pythagoras was a real stickler for punctuality. The issue is complicated. Society’s reactions to its visionaries throughout history has been mixed…