Two Lectures for the Asia Center for Advanced Christian Studies

I recently gave two more lectures (or four, depending on how you count the material in these two two-hour videos) for this interesting project run by respected friends:

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Review: John McWhorter’s Words on the Move

I’ve gone through two of John McWhorter’s Great Courses on language; I’ve read several of his books, and I’m a faithful listener to his podcast. When I picked up this book I suddenly realized, “I...

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Fantastic Deal on My Favorite Theology Books

John Frame is retiring, and now you can have all six of his best and most important books for $120. Hardbacks. This is killer. I paid much more. Do not miss this deal: $20 a...

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One of My Favorite Theologians Questions Me on My Decision Not to Capitalize Deity Pronouns

Posted by permission and with slight editing from both parties. Hey Mark, I just noted your upcoming column on deity pronouns. My only beef with it is that it seems to me to set up...

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Two of My Favorite Johns on Grammar

John Frame: In natural languages, there are many variations in grammar, style, and accent. Grammarians tend to elevate one group of variations as a standard. So the predominant speech in Berlin is considered to be...

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Review: Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care

Doing Our Own Thing: The Degradation of Language and Music and Why We Should, Like, Care by John McWhorter My rating: 4 of 5 stars I’m a big McWhorter fan. His lecturing style, which is...

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