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Quick thoughts on important issues

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Welcome to Theology for the Public Square

My name is Ben R. Crenshaw, and I write on the intersection of Christianity and contemporary life in order to promote a virtuous and flourishing society.

Knowledge

Book Reviews

Books are an important and tested source of knowledge in our media driven, sound-bite age. I read often and widely and review important works in both brief and in-depth articles. Click the link to read more.

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History & Culture

Thanksgiving Reflection 2017

At daybreak on the morning of November 9, 1620, the sea-weary and anxious souls aboard the Dutch vessel Mayflower beheld the pristine coast of Cape Cod off New England. As their leader William Bradford recounted, the passengers were “not a little joyful” and were “much comforted…[by] seeing so goodly a land,…

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Academic Advice & Resources

For the Love of Reading

A room without books is like a body without a soul. – G. K. Chesterton For some time now I have been thinking about articulating my philosophy for reading and building a personal library. I have been engaged in this lifestyle since the middle of college (2009), where my passion for…

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For the Love of Reading

A room without books is like a body without a soul. – G. K. Chesterton For some time now I have been thinking about articulating my philosophy for reading...