Month: May 2020

What does it mean to "crucify the flesh" as Christians according to the Bible

What does it mean to “Crucify the Flesh”?

Since this quarter’s started, I’ve been caught in a flurry of discontentments ranging from Christian community in college to long-distance friendships to my failure to love perfectly to…well, the list goes on. None are trivial topics, and all have preoccupied a greater slice of my mind than I’d like to admit. Towards the middle of …

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Political Philosophy and Man's Search for Perfection

Plato’s Republic & Humanity’s Search for God

Imagine a perfect city. What are its attributes? How does one erect and maintain them? These were the exact questions that Socrates attempts to answer in Plato’s Republic, a philosophic, dialogue-structured text that investigates the attainability of justice and virtue in a state. In this post, I’m going to highlight the link between Socrates’ investigation …

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