Category Archives: Frans van Liere

Lessons from My Grandfather

by Frans van Liere. Last week, I received an e-mail from a former student. “Professor, I’m really struggling with fear, and I’ve been looking to history in order to understand how it may repeat itself in the very near future. … Continue reading

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The New Barbarism

by Frans van Liere. “A furore normannorum, libera nos domine.”[1] The Lindisfarne Gospels is one of the most beautifully illuminated Gospel books today in the possession of the British Library. It attests to the flourishing Christian culture that once was … Continue reading

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Hella Haasse, Threshold of Fire

by Frans van Liere. During spring break I was asked by my church friend Phyllis Van Andel to conduct a book discussion for the Calvin Academy for Lifelong Learning (CALL). It could be on any book I wished to discuss, … Continue reading

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