I have to confess that George Grant is one of my hero's. Viking Man is another. What they have in common is an uncommon ability to think, make connections, strategize, and to pull together history, language, theology politics and geography and weave it together in a way that you feel enriched, enlightened, edified. They are teachers extraordinaire. Viking Man and I were discussing the article from First Things that makes suicide look so slick and humane http://www.firstthings.com/blog/2009/05/04/the-media-are-becoming-pro-suicide/ and how we are truly becoming a culture that is reverting back to the old Roman empire. Our little bevy of students know their history, to some extent anyway, and the likeness' are becoming all too clear.
Just had time to listen to the The Theology of Wonder in it's entirety Listen Now. If you like a kid somewhere, listen and catch a vision.