Winding Down….

As has often been the case here for the last number of years, when things get busy at school, posting here drops off. I am down to my last 4 weeks on the Master’s program at the University of Dallas, and I have several major exams and papers coming due soon. After that, I have to write the Master’s thesis, which I plan to do over the summer along with preparing for my new teaching job that I start in the Fall.

Teaching will be enjoyable, I think, and will help me feel like I’m doing something “hands on” for the Kingdom at last. Honestly, I often get tired of the blogosphere, which so often seems abstract and impersonal. I often wonder how many people are even reading this stuff, and whether any of the ones who never say anything are finding any of it even remotely useful. Sometimes I wonder what the point of it is. Though, occasionally, I do get glowing letters thanking me for something I wrote that someone found really helpful.

At any rate, I’ve been thinking that it’s possible I’ve gone as far as I can with Societas Christiana, and it might be time to do something else. I have an idea as to what, but I’ll keep it under wraps for now until I can think it through more. Suffice it to say that it will be something more explicitly oriented toward a defense of the Reformation than this blog has (at least explicitly) been. Stay tuned if you will.

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3 Responses to Winding Down….

  1. Brian says:

    I’m one of those silent ones who “never say anything.” I’ve been reading your blog for about a year and have always found it to be a step above everything else in the blogosphere. It sounds dangerously close to “way to go, Tim” but it is refreshing to see a dedicated Christian putting a classical education to work on things that relate to the Kingdom of God. I’ll miss your blog if you decide to discontinue it but I think teaching will be a great opportunity for you to influence people–perhaps in a bigger way than you do now. As a college student myself in California’s notorious system, I can only long for a teacher as knowledgeable and enthusiastic about the pursuit of truth as you are. Whatever you do, God be with you and God bless.

  2. charles says:

    Hello Tim,

    I have benefited enormously from your podcasts. They have really help me appreciate the medieval period, and I agree about the prevailing problem with protestant historiography. With this website and those of your fellow bloggers (like Wedgeworth), I would have not gained an appreciation of the magisterial reformation. I feel like by restoring these original protestant roots I have restored my Christian catholic identity. I send you website as a link to friends and other churchmen quite often.
    Even if you stop adding material to it, please keep the website up on the internet as a resource.
    Thanks.
    charles

  3. Tim Enloe says:

    Thanks Brian and Charles. I appreciate the feedback. Brian, I especially appreciate your remarks about the value of classical topics for the advancement of the Kingdom of God.

    Charles, I’m glad the podcasts have been so helpful. I plan to get back to doing those once my schedule is less hectic. I have a lot of ideas for future episodes; just have to find the time to put them together.

    If I do decide to do something else, I will of course keep all this website’s archives online – probably will just move them to a different address.

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