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White Right: Meeting The Enemy | Reflections & Interview Transcript

Deeyah Khan (http://deeyah.com) REFLECTIONS This was a truly astounding work of humanity, and Deeyah Khan is an incredible exemplar of the better angels of our nature. While it is natural and easy to simply identify and attack those who hate,

White Right: Meeting The Enemy | Reflections & Interview Transcript

Deeyah Khan (http://deeyah.com) REFLECTIONS This was a truly astounding work of humanity, and Deeyah Khan is an incredible exemplar of the better angels of our nature. While it is natural and easy to simply identify and attack those who hate,

Translation Matters: A Fem/Womanist Exploration of Translation Theory and Practice for Proclamation in Worship

This is one of the most profound and insightful papers I’ve read on translation theory, and why it matters. I commend this to anyone who reads any text in any translation, not just the Bible. Below is the text from

Translation Matters: A Fem/Womanist Exploration of Translation Theory and Practice for Proclamation in Worship

This is one of the most profound and insightful papers I’ve read on translation theory, and why it matters. I commend this to anyone who reads any text in any translation, not just the Bible. Below is the text from

Concussion | Review & Lamentation

Concussion. [PG-13] 2015. Review & Lamentation I didn’t appreciate this film as much as other documentary representations, perhaps because the Frontline Production, League of Denial is so thorough (also, League of Denial). Concussion focuses specifically on Bennett Omalu’s role in his discovery and publication

Concussion | Review & Lamentation

Concussion. [PG-13] 2015. Review & Lamentation I didn’t appreciate this film as much as other documentary representations, perhaps because the Frontline Production, League of Denial is so thorough (also, League of Denial). Concussion focuses specifically on Bennett Omalu’s role in his discovery and publication

Youth Ministry’s Pivot in the Faith and Science Conversation | Critical Reflections

This article was inboxed to me by a congregant and friend. Out of respect for the people I serve and with whom I share community, I offer below the article in full with my comments in bold and blue, “[via:…].” Youth

Youth Ministry’s Pivot in the Faith and Science Conversation | Critical Reflections

This article was inboxed to me by a congregant and friend. Out of respect for the people I serve and with whom I share community, I offer below the article in full with my comments in bold and blue, “[via:…].” Youth

Dealing With Difficult People | Notes

Harvard Business School Press. Dealing With Difficult People. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, 2005. (140 pages) NOTES Introduction You can no longer deny it: Difficult people are everywhere,… (1) Part Art, Part Science So where do you begin mastering the crucial managerial

Dealing With Difficult People | Notes

Harvard Business School Press. Dealing With Difficult People. Harvard Business School Publishing Corporation, 2005. (140 pages) NOTES Introduction You can no longer deny it: Difficult people are everywhere,… (1) Part Art, Part Science So where do you begin mastering the crucial managerial

The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould

In 1982, I learned I was suffering from a rare and serious cancer. After surgery, I asked my doctor what the best technical literature on the cancer was. She told me, with a touch of diplomacy, that there was nothing

The Median Isn’t the Message by Stephen Jay Gould

In 1982, I learned I was suffering from a rare and serious cancer. After surgery, I asked my doctor what the best technical literature on the cancer was. She told me, with a touch of diplomacy, that there was nothing

TED | Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

Ten years ago, I wrote a book which I entitled “Our Final Century?” Question mark. My publishers cut out the question mark. (Laughter) The American publishers changed our title to “Our Final Hour.” Americans like instant gratification and the reverse.

TED | Martin Rees: Can we prevent the end of the world?

Ten years ago, I wrote a book which I entitled “Our Final Century?” Question mark. My publishers cut out the question mark. (Laughter) The American publishers changed our title to “Our Final Hour.” Americans like instant gratification and the reverse.

Lean In | Notes & Review

Sheryl Sandberg. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will To Lead. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013 (228 pages) http://leanin.org/ & http://www.facebook.com/leaninorg Introduction: Internalizing the Revolution It is time for us to face the fact that our revolution has stalled. The promise

Lean In | Notes & Review

Sheryl Sandberg. Lean In: Women, Work, and the Will To Lead. Alfred A. Knopf, 2013 (228 pages) http://leanin.org/ & http://www.facebook.com/leaninorg Introduction: Internalizing the Revolution It is time for us to face the fact that our revolution has stalled. The promise

TED | William Noel: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes

The great texts of the ancient world don’t survive to us in their original form. They survive because medieval scribes copied them and copied them and copied them. And so it is with Archimedes, the great Greek mathematician. Everything we

TED | William Noel: Revealing the lost codex of Archimedes

The great texts of the ancient world don’t survive to us in their original form. They survive because medieval scribes copied them and copied them and copied them. And so it is with Archimedes, the great Greek mathematician. Everything we

The Whole Sweep of Scripture, by N.T. Wright (transcript)

How do I read the Bible? Do I read it from the left or from the right? It depends on whether you’re reading the Old Testament or the New because in the Old Testament it’s Hebrew, so of course you

The Whole Sweep of Scripture, by N.T. Wright (transcript)

How do I read the Bible? Do I read it from the left or from the right? It depends on whether you’re reading the Old Testament or the New because in the Old Testament it’s Hebrew, so of course you

lol…OMG! | Notes & Review

Matt Ivester. lol…OMG: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying. Special Edition. Serra Knight Publishing, 2012. (136 pages) http://www.lolomgbook.com/ Forward by David Bohnett He encourages us to forge identities online that are consistent

lol…OMG! | Notes & Review

Matt Ivester. lol…OMG: What Every Student Needs to Know About Online Reputation Management, Digital Citizenship and Cyberbullying. Special Edition. Serra Knight Publishing, 2012. (136 pages) http://www.lolomgbook.com/ Forward by David Bohnett He encourages us to forge identities online that are consistent

A Generous Orthodoxy | Notes

Brian D. McLaren. A Generous Orthodoxy: Why I am a missional + evangelical + post/protestant + liberal/conservative + mystical/poetic + biblical + charismatic/contemplative + fundamentalist/calvinist + anabaptist/anglican + methodist + catholic + green + incarnational + depressed-yet-hopeful + emergent +

A Generous Orthodoxy | Notes

Brian D. McLaren. A Generous Orthodoxy: Why I am a missional + evangelical + post/protestant + liberal/conservative + mystical/poetic + biblical + charismatic/contemplative + fundamentalist/calvinist + anabaptist/anglican + methodist + catholic + green + incarnational + depressed-yet-hopeful + emergent +