Interests

  • Church History
  • Augustine of Hippo – knowledge as personal and participative, neoplatonic thought, monotheism and desire
  • Jonathan Edwards – religious affections, the human will and desire
  • J. Gresham Machen – orthodoxy and its boundaries, culture and religion
  • The Inklings – Barfield and epistemology, Lewis and desire, theology and wonder
  • English Mysticism – The Cloud, Richard Rolle, Julian of Norwich (All Christian mysticism, really)
  • Historigraphy – John Lukacs, R.G. Collingwood, Christopher Dawson and Augustine
  • Poetry – T.S. Eliot, W.B. Yeats, Charles Williams, Metaphysical poetry, Beowulf
  • Creative Writing – theology and wonder, science fiction as a vehicle for theology, the quest and desire, mythopoetic writing
  • The Wind in the Willows

Apparently, you have to do a CV for some programs. The idea is things you have or could study. So I’m working on figuring all that out, as you can see. Not calculated to impress (I did leave out DUNE though), but that’s what I like. Where is the program that will take me?

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