Throwntogetherness

or, the juxtaposition of previously unrelated trajectories

How to do slow reading

My previous post ‘slow scholarship starts with slow reading’ prompted some questions around slow reading. What do I really mean by slow reading, and how do we do it? It … Continue reading

December 28, 2016 · 6 Comments

Quiet: A book review

Recently I was recommended Susan Cain’s book Quiet: The Power of Introverts in a World That Can’t Stop Talking.  My first reaction to the recommendation was ‘but I’m not an … Continue reading

November 16, 2016 · 2 Comments

The Beautiful People Collection

Many of you will know I am an avid amateur people reader – that is, I often try to work out people’s temperaments and sometimes even full blown personality profiles … Continue reading

October 23, 2016 · 12 Comments

Yes, we know. Christians repurpose pagan festivals.

Well, you know it is a major Christian festival when the academic and social media sites I frequent put out yet another ‘expose’ of Christianity. I yawned at another article … Continue reading

April 6, 2015 · 4 Comments

Gender, Personality, and Social change

I have recently been reading David Keirsey‘s book Please Understand Me II, having read Please Understand Me in the first edition many years ago. He uses the Myer-Briggs personality categories … Continue reading

January 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Women in Worship

My life seems to be a juxtaposition of multiple contradictions, which I am constantly trying to reconcile. One such apparent contradiction is my commitments to both Christianity and feminism. Now, … Continue reading

August 25, 2014 · Leave a comment