Posts From Bruce Ashford

Why Is Sex So Complicated?

If there’s one thing about sex just about everyone can agree on, it’s that sex is complicated. But complicated doesn’t mean (as some assume) that sex is bad. Quite the contrary: sex is complicated precisely because it is so good, valuable, and powerful. According to the creator of sex, God, sex has deep meaning and [ Read More ]

8 Criteria for Deciding When It’s Right to Go to War

The first two decades of the twenty-first century have been rife with war and threats of war. Jihadist-related deaths have increased from an average of roughly 2,500 innocents per year from 2001 to 2006 to a peak of 44,000 in 2014. ISIS waged deadly attacks and genocidal missions across Africa, Asia, and Europe. Russia invaded Ukraine and annexed Crimea. The Syrian civil [ Read More ]

7 Tips: How to Adapt Quickly to Online Teaching

As COVID-19 continues to disrupt and distress people around the world, many colleges, universities, and seminaries have switched on-campus classes to online media such as video conferencing or recorded lectures. For students who are unfamiliar with online learning, the abrupt switch will be difficult. For professors who are unfamiliar with online instruction and facilitation, the [ Read More ]