I am going to miss Blaze deeply, more than I can adequately say. I will honor him every day by incorporating his values and his spirit, his Blaze-ness, into my own life and in my conversations with students.
College students, whether they are secular or religious, are religious. That is, they have dogmas, cults, temples, scriptures, prooftexts, prophets, methods of absolution, and methods of excommunication.
Why are juniors and seniors spending 90 percent of their free time casing and networking and attending info sessions? Why aren’t we contemplating what we really want out of life, and how we can achieve it?
In the recent opinion article “Paying the price for breakdown of the country's bourgeois culture,” published in the Philadelphia Inquirer, law professors Amy Wax and Larry Alexander lament the loss of the “bourgeois cultural hegemony” of the 1950s.