Monthly Archives: November 2013

C.S. Lewis’s “The Weight of Glory”

I had to read The Weight of Glory by C.S. Lewis for my ethics class this semester and I wonder why I never read it before!  Here’s my summary of the content. Many people think unselfishness is the greatest virtue, … Continue reading

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Spiritual Friendship

As a single guy, friendship has become more important to me over the years as a source of relational intimacy. Wesley Hill gives a great Biola chapel talk on friendship for the church.

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Eudaimonism

Here is a summary of a paper by Dr. David Horner (my ethics professor this semester) titled The Pursuit of Happiness: Why Christian Ethics Should be Eudaimonistic.  I would have considered myself a Divine Command Ethics advocate the previous summer, … Continue reading

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Psychological Egoism

Here’s a very brief summary of Joel Feinberg’s paper, Psychological Egoism. Psychological Egosim (PE) is a descriptive theory of human behavior according to which self-interest is the sole motivation for all human action.  People may not always know that they … Continue reading

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“Will The Circle Be Unbroken”

There are loved ones in the glory Whose dear forms you often miss. When you close your earthly story, Will you join them in their bliss? Will the circle be unbroken By and by, by and by? Is a better … Continue reading

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