A Short Memoir on Suicide

It's time that I tell you about my mother. I don't know why I've waited this long. But it has to be because the whole subject brings up my own recurring depression and fears. In light of certain events that have occurred recently, many have confessed their anxiety and depression. I've seen many others say… Continue reading A Short Memoir on Suicide

A Tale of Two Conferences

This past month I had my first foray into the conference-side of academic life. I presented two papers—or rather, two parts of the same paper—at two conferences. I'd like to share some of my experiences and reflections from these events. Washington, D.C. The first paper I presented was “Parsing Oneness Pentecostal Christology” at the Society… Continue reading A Tale of Two Conferences

Entering the Fray: My First Academic Publication

I'm pleased to announce that my article called "Oneness Pentecostalism, the Two-Minds View, and the Problem of Jesus's Prayers" has been published by TheoLogica. This is my first peer-reviewed publication, and I'm looking forward to future feedback on it. Here's the abstract: Even thirty years after Thomas Morris wrote The Logic of God Incarnate, there… Continue reading Entering the Fray: My First Academic Publication

Why Do Philosophy? The Conversation that Changed My Life

In the heyday of A.O.L. Instant Messenger, fifteen-year-old me embraced the role of Job's comforters. I didn't realize that's what I was doing at the time, and in hindsight I'd say it's a good thing I did. That's because it exposed me as a shallow fraud. Thanks to a conversation with my friend Tom one… Continue reading Why Do Philosophy? The Conversation that Changed My Life