Scott Postma

A blog about the Great Books, the Craft of Writing, and Human Flourishing.

Book Review: The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in American History

At the time I first read The Sword of the Lord: The Roots of Fundamentalism in American History, it was a much needed breath of fresh air. The primary reason I found the book so refreshing was that my own experience in fundamentalism had left me gasping for that pure gospel […]

Better Late Than Never!

You might have noticed my site went down the week before last. I was hacked by an overseas network trying to use my site for phishing. Fortunately, the security measures at Bluehost spotted the ruse and shut things down before my site could be used. That said, I spent a couple days on the […]

Secrets of the Heart

In Stephen King’s 1983 horror novel, Pet Sematary, Jud Crandall, a father-figure to Louis Creed, the story’s protagonist, tells Louis after they buried Church, the Creed’s cat, in the Micmac Burial Ground, not to talk to anyone about it. Crandall tells him he just needs to accept what has been done […]

5 Articles You Should Have Read This Week!

Throughout the course of any given week, I’ll read between 25-50 articles and blog posts over a broad spectrum of genres. Truthfully, a lot of content on the web is regurgitated or repurposed rubble that isn’t worth your time. But frequently, certain articles will stand out I think would be […]

How to Get a $30,000 Education for $300

It’s no secret the cost of education has surpassed most students’ bank accounts. You’d think the universities were stamping their diplomas on gold for what tuition costs. And the sad truth is, way too many students are discovering way too late, the only thing their education is good for is […]