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Posts Tagged "Michael Spencer"

The V.S. Naipaul flap

Has anybody been following the latest V.S. Naipaul flap?  He’s a famous novelist.  A Nobel laureate.  He must be a pretty smart guy.  Except, in an interview at the Royal Geographic Society in London, he started picking on Jane Austen and female writers in general.  He accused Austen of sentimentality, and he claimed that women’s writing is inferior because a…

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Random bunch o’ lists

In a few days, I’ll be home again.  Back to my usual routine.  Using my real computer instead of this cranky little laptop.  I might even have some coherent thoughts by the end of the week.  For now, I’ll rely on the blogger’s best friend, a random bunch o’ lists: What I’ll miss when I leave California:  Family, of course. …

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Michael Spencer, the Internet Monk

The Internet Monk has gone home. Michael Spencer’s online writings have affected me deeply from the first day I discovered them.  They’ve always pointed me toward the gospel of Jesus Christ. I hope the fellows of the Boarshead Tavern will keep the place open and continue to honor the way Michael  loved and honored Jesus.  I’ll be praying that the…

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On a roller coaster with Jesus

What’s the world’s biggest, tallest, fastest, jerkiest roller coaster?  That’d be the one that’s been taking my emotions on a ride for the last week or so.  I hope I can make a semi-coherent post out of this. Last weekend, I drove to Nashville for a publishing workshop from The Master Seminars. What a privilege that was:  Brainstorming with my…

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Praying for Michael Spencer

I’ve started this half a dozen times now, trying to find the right words.  There just aren’t any. Please, pray for Michael Spencer, his wife Denise, and their children Clay and Noel.  There’s an update here at Internet Monk. Nobody has encouraged me in my faith more than Michael has, and I’ve never met the man. Our loss will be…

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The Internet Monk’s first book

I’m a big fan of the online writings of Michael Spencer, also known as the Internet Monk. Over several years of reading his posts at both the Boarshead Tavern and at Internet Monk, I’ve come to hold him in very high regard. The Boarshead Tavern, a.k.a. the BHT, is a group blog written by a motley crew of Christians from…

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