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“O Come Thou Wisdom From On High”

“O Come Thou Wisdom From On High” We pray that this talk given by Dr. Isbell during our Christmas Chapel blesses you this Christmas season. By Dr. Barb Isbell As you know, the theme for chapel this year is wisdom, and we have primarily been focused on the book of Proverbs. You will recall that […]


Hannah Nelson Lyceum

Through Others’ Eyes: Language, Literature, and the Great Commission Professor Hannah Nelson’s Faculty Lyceum 4/30/19 On Thursday, April 25th, 2019, Professor Hannah Nelson presented her Faculty Lyceum to Cambridge students, professors, parents, and friends. Her lecture was entitled “Through Others’ Eyes: Language, Literature, and the Great Commission.” If you missed her presentation, you can watch […]


Passover Seder

Passover Seder 4/19/19 This year the 9th grade class participated in a Passover Seder, hosted by Cambridge parents Mr. & Mrs. Pikman. You can read Dr. Isbell’s post on last year’s Passover Seder here. The students tasted the bitter, sweet, and salty elements; joined in the ritual blessings; and sang Hebrew songs such as “Dayenu” […]


The Cross Still Shines

The Cross Still Shines From Professor Benson’s blog 4/18/19 As the world grieves the fire that ravished Notre Dame de Paris — a national treasure of France and a symbol of Western civilization — the giant cross behind the high altar in the nave stands tall, shining in the ashy darkness, which is no coincidence […]


Ladies’ Tea

Ladies’ Tea Amy Nothrop, Professor of Math & Science, reflects upon the Cambridge tradition of Ladies’ Tea. 3/13/2019 John Paul II once wrote that the “deepest desire of the human heart is affirmation” that comes from being known and loved. My husband and I tell our children that we always want them to be truthful […]


“Pieta”

“Pieta” by R.S. Thomas A reflection by Professor of English Christopher Benson. 3/5/19 When I read Jay Parini’s excellent biography, Robert Frost: A Life, he included this unforgettable quotation by Frost: “It is absurd to think that the only way to tell if a poem is lasting is to wait and see if it lasts. The […]


What does it mean to be Pro-Life?

What does it mean to be Pro-Life? Charlotte Mbwala is Cambridge Junior and Communication Intern. 2/14/19 Pro-Life. What does that mean? Pro-Life to me, means that a new life is created at the moment of conception and all human life, unborn or born, has value. As I was growing up, my mother would always share […]


Joey Jekel: In what ways has Cambridge formed me?

In what ways has Cambridge formed me? By Cambridge Alum Joey Jekel 12/27/18 Hello, my name is Joey Jekel. I graduated from Cambridge in 2014, at which point I headed to Fayetteville to attend the University of Arkansas. I came to study English Creative Writing, Philosophy, and Classical Studies there, graduating in May of 2018. […]


A Debauchery of the Mind

A Debauchery of the Mind By Professor of English Joshua Jeffrey 12/23/18 I hate grades. I don’t mean that I hate grading, although that might be somewhat accurate as well. I think most members of my profession have some level of distaste for the process of actually sitting down and working through a stack of […]


Preparing Our Hearts For Advent

Preparing Our Hearts For Advent Charlotte Mbwala is Cambridge Junior and Communication Intern. 12/17/18 The season of Advent aligns with the busiest commercial time of the year. It is busy with Christmas trees, elves, lights, gifts and holiday decorations. It can be difficult to focus on Advent during this pre-occupied time. Advent is a season […]