Praise…

I think we should all try our hand at writing philosophical/theological poems. These few lines have been in my head the past few days. Praise Kierkegaard, who splintered Hegel’s creed Upon the rock of Existential need; Praise Barth, who[…]

About Lauren Sawyer

I am a Ph.D. student studying social ethics in New Jersey. I love coffee, rainy days, and John Updike. Learn more about me at laurendeidra.com.

Thesis Blog: St. Augustine, Shame, and Ambivalence

Such tragedy in this couple, and somehow, they survive. I am left, far more, with the question of why they return and permit return of the other. While there is clearly a redemptive movement in[…]

About Lauren Sawyer

I am a Ph.D. student studying social ethics in New Jersey. I love coffee, rainy days, and John Updike. Learn more about me at laurendeidra.com.