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David Williams
Works at Belmont Abbey College
Attended Georgetown University
Lives in Mount Holly, NC
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  • Georgetown University
    Government, 1984 - 1988
  • Boston College
    Political Science, 1988 - 1993
  • Boston College
    Theology, 1993 - 2001
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Dr. Fluellen, Munin (Warcraft)
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Theology, tech, education, and caffeine!
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Academic, theologian, Apple geek, @drfluellen. Fan of cats and coffee. Husband to the fantabulous Emily (@viola_illyria). All opinions presented here are my own.
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Two earned Ph.Ds - I'm not just crazy, I'm double-crazy.
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Academic and Theologian
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  • Belmont Abbey College
    Vice President for Academic Affairs, 2015 - present
  • Belmont Abbey College
    Interim Dean of Academic Affairs, 2014 - 2015
  • Belmont Abbey College
    Theology Professor, 1999 - 2014
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Mount Holly, NC
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Belmont, NC - Morrisville, NY - Boston, MA - Washington, DC
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The twentieth century was one in which limits on state power were removed in order to let the intellectuals run with the ball, and they screwed everything up and turned the century into an abattoir. We Americans are the only ones who didn’t get creamed at…
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“Computers are great, and I not only encourage their use by my students, I try to teach students how to use computers better. But for about three hours a week, we set the computers aside and look at books. It’s not so great a sacrifice.” — Alan Jacobs,…
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The general who advances without coveting fame and retreats without fearing disgrace, whose only thought is to protect his country and do good service for his sovereign, is the jewel of the kingdom. Sun Tzu
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Francis Cleans House at Vatican’s Financial Watchdog: “By reforming the Church, Francis is doing more than serving his flock. He is making a contribution to the well-being of people of all faiths and no faith all over the world.” One of the political…
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Best liberal arts explanation I've seen in ages.

http://www.drfluellen.com/2014/07/odysseus-and-liberal-arts.html
Odysseus: Patron Hero of the Liberal Arts: "So how will I present this illiterate pagan Odysseus, a man, moreover, with the additional disadvantage of being a fiction, as the patron saint of liberal arts, the arts of interpre...
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Fresh out of Guardian columns, but here’s this week’s reading nonetheless. Just wound up the new translation of Herodotus’s The Histories, by Tom Holland.
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And now to the last of the Guardian weekly readings posts, with a look at Spinoza. There’s an odd resemblance to Calvin, at least in my personal pantheon, that would have horrified both of them. Each is a beautifully structured thinker, in a very…
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No free man shall be seized or imprisoned, or stripped of his rights or possessions, or outlawed or exiled, or deprived of his standing in any other way, nor will we proceed with force against him, or send others to do so, except by the lawful judgement…
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When I started studying political philosophy in graduate school, the emphasis was on the classics and above all, Plato. Augustine, the Church Fathers, and Bonaventure only kept reinforcing this as I got farther and farther into theology. Here Mark Vernon…
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"Indeed, much of European and American politics over the past two centuries has involved a running and often bitter confrontation between Masons and Catholics. Why is that?" Follow the link to see why, as Philip Jenkins conti...
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