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Obscuring the Glory of God in Literature

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="183" caption="Image via Wikipedia"][/caption] In my post Creativity for the Fun of It, I maintained that it’s fine for Christians to write and publish works that are just for fun, and that God’s glory shines through such things because God is the creator of everything, not just some limited subset that we…

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Prescriptive Grammar

This post uses the phrase “prescriptivist blowhards,” which I wish I had coined, about this prescriptive nonsense, which surely deserved it. The meanings of words are determined by the way in which they are used. Syntax is determined by the way people actually write and talk. Prescriptive grammarians can yell and talk all they want,…