When Butch Davis took the helm in Chapel Hill I was excited. What Tarheel fan wasn’t?
I predicted that by 2012 Davis would have us back in the top 10. I hold to that prediction.
Even with our current success, I think we are still a few years away. Sexton is doing a great job and our stable of backs are proving a nice complement to our receiving core. Still, we’ve gotten lucky. And, now, with the loss of Brandon Tate, offensive points are going to be a bit more difficult to come by. It is possible that we run the table and finish the regular season with one loss. I’d love to see it, but it is unlikely. Look for either BC or GT to upset us at home.
This is an exegetical paper written for my Gospels class with Dr. Dan McCartney in the Fall of 2007.
It was a very difficult assignment for me. The passage has received a lot of attention, resulting in a vast and varied collection of interpretations. I tried to represent multiple opinions and assess them as best I could. You will also notice that a good bit of research went into this one. I can provide you with more info about the works in the bibliography if you have interest.
This is a paper that I wrote for Dr. Vern Poythress’ Hermeneutics class in the Spring of my second year at WTS. The task was to select a passage from a list (I chose Genesis 39:6b-12), identify the prominent themes and then trace those themes throughout the Bible. This paper is, by design, the product of very little research. You will also notice that my method of citation is atrocious (and inconsistent).
I post it for the simple purpose of stimulating the hearts and minds of those who read it. Please share what you think. Add any observations you may have. Ask any questions. Continue reading
I think the movie The Savages, starring Laura Linney and Philip Seymour Hoffman, exposes our tendency to avoid the reality of death. Linney and Hoffman play siblings who are forced to take care of their father (who is battling dementia) after his ‘girlfriend’ dies. Outside of a care facility Hoffman lays into his sister for being so choosy about assisted living centers saying,
“…the landscaping, the neighborhoods of care, they’re not for the residents. They are for the relatives; people like you and me who don’t want to admit what is really going on here. People are dying, Wendy. Right inside that beautiful building, right now, its a f-ing horror show. And all this wellness propaganda and the landscaping is just there to obscure the miserable fact that people die. And death is gaseous and gruesome and its filled with s*** and p*** and rotten stink.” Continue reading
I’m putting up the copy with some personal notes to better demonstrate what I am getting at.
Genesis 1 – Fall 2008