Stanley Fish is known throughout the academic world as the author of a staggering work of literary criticism genius in Milton studies. (He worked hard to recover an appreciation of the the use of rhetoric in constructing meaning.) But he’s also a devout believer and brings his prodigious intellect to bear on many topics in Christianity and theology. He’s recently been blogging at the New York Times under the title Think Again.
Here’s a post on the rhetoric of debt and redemption in Christian evangelism—mixed with peripheral thoughts on our current economic troubles. (Note especially the comment from “GlenInBrooklyn.”)