Last week I began the 2012 series with Entering Lent: “I Want” in Higher Education. As you may remember, Kent Annan’s “After Shock” saturated my 2011 Lenten reflection. With Kent’s recent visit to South Central PA and the deep chord which “I Want” struck not only with me, but also a number of the students with whom I watched it, I wondered if my 2012 reflections would largely draw from his earlier book “Following Jesus Through the Eye of the Needle” (InterVarsity Press, 2009). Although this may still occur, on Friday I began reading a new book.
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The 65th Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation: Science, Faith, & Public Policy is just over a month away (July 30 – August 2, Washington D.C.) and I hope that Emerging Scholars in the sciences will give participation serious consideration.* I’ll be there to connect with ESN members (such as seminar leader Jimmy Lin, […]
Do you have Galileo Goes to Jail and Other Myths about Science and Religion on your reading list (personal and/or group discussion)? The book’s edited by one of the names in the study of science-religion in America, i.e., Ronald L. Numbers, University Wisconsin-Madison, Hilldale Professor of the History of Science and Medicine. As for the […]
Welcome to this week’s Week in Review! If you have your own link or suggestion, please add it to the comments, or email it to Tom or Mike. From Tom Change or Die: Scholarly E-Mail Lists, Once Vibrant, Fight for Relevance (Jeffrey R. Young, Chronicle of Higher Education, 6/29/2009). Do you agree with T. Mills […]
As you take a break to enjoy the summer weather, review these pieces and share your responses. … 1. Andy Crouch: Christians, culture and power (Faith & Leadership, Duke University, 8:31 on-line video): Andy’s back with more! Do you agree with him that Christians don’t like to talk about power. But cultural power — the […]