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Sapiens

April 28, 2017

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Yuval Noah Narari. Sapiens: A Brief History of Humankind. HarperCollins, 2015. (443 pages) Sapiens home page; Gates Notes; John Sexton, The New Atlantis; Ezra Klein, Vox; Timeline of History Years Before the Present  (Sapiens | Years Before the Present .pdf) 13.5 billion Matter and energy appear. Beginning of physics. Atoms and molecules appear. Beginning of chemistry. […]

Jesus Didn’t Eat A Seder Meal | Critical Reflections

April 7, 2017

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CT published, Jesus Didn’t Eat a Seder Meal: Why Christians shouldn’t either, on April 6, 2017. April 10, they published Why Christians Can Celebrate Passover, Too. Given that our church has held seders for years, (the last four of them, in a synagogue) I wanted to provide my critique (in brackets: [via: …]). Jesus Didn’t Eat a […]

Boxers & Saints | Reflections

December 25, 2016

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Gene Luen Yang. Boxers & Saints. First Second, 2013 (336 pages) Seattle pi review by Jeff Provine; NYTimes review by Wesley Yang; Download a Teacher’s Guide; National Book Review lecture and trailer; I’ve included a significant portion of the NPR Interview with Petra Meyer below: In an email interview, Yang says his Catholic upbringing inspired […]

#Being13 | Review

October 16, 2015

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www.cnn.com/being13 Like other programs on teens, this one has a bit of an ominous and cautionary tone highlighting mostly the negative side of social media; the use of the word “secret” is in alignment with the production. For parents and adults who are ignorant of the deep world of social media, this is designed to […]

Sexual By Design by Doug Wilson | How To Lose an Audience, And The Gospel At The Same Time

April 11, 2015

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In April of 2012, pastor and teacher, Doug Wilson spoke at Indiana University. Watch the entire event: Sexual By Design: Douglas Wilson in Bloomington, IN. Report by The Bloomington Alternative. ClearNote Campus Fellowship website. ClearNote Church website. Christ Church, Moscow, IA website. Review by Decablog. Below are my critical engagements and reflections with the presentation. […]

TED | Monica Lewinsky: The price of shame

March 22, 2015

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  0:11 You’re looking at a woman who was publicly silent for a decade. Obviously, that’s changed, but only recently. 0:22 It was several months ago that I gave my very first major public talk at the Forbes 30 Under 30 summit: 1,500 brilliant people, all under the age of 30. That meant that in […]

TED | Khalida Brohi: How I work to protect women from honor killings

February 28, 2015

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0:11 While preparing for my talk I was reflecting on my life and trying to figure out where exactly was that moment when my journey began. A long time passed by, and I simply couldn’t figure out the beginning or the middle or the end of my story. I always used to think that my […]