My undergraduate writing professor, Dr. Daniel Williams, always said that Christians should have an innate advantage to writing because they know how the world works. God reveals the truth to those who listen to his Word through the Holy Spirit as the rest of the world blindly stumbles for answers. We have a inkling of human nature, the power of miracles, the specifics of a higher power, and the truth of sacrificial archetypes as more than just fantasy, as shown through Christ’s ultimate example.
In my graduate work, I have found that my textbooks, faculty, and classes now take a shrug-and-hope-for-the-best approach to ethics, truth, and value, which are all essential questions in every kind of writing available. Continue reading →