• How Do I Apply Doctrine Personally? Article by Daniel Doriani

    FROM TABLETALK | May 2015

    Bill Watterson, creator of the Calvin and Hobbes comic strip, said he starts the creative process by holding a blank sheet of paper, staring into space, and letting his mind wander. Most teachers know the feeling, and have tried this “method” of applying doctrine to their people. but there is a better way. For centuries, ethicists have said that people can find a just, well-ordered life by asking three questions: What is my duty? What kind of person should I be? What goals or projects should we pursue? A fourth question seems essential: In an age of competing philosophies and … View Resource