If medicine is about the alleviation of suffering and the postponement of death, is not all of our work ultimately futile? In a society that idolizes success and hides the dying and dead away from full view, what message can physicians give?
Faithful is Successful
ESN: One of the largest themes of the series has to do with issues of faith and ambition. It seems that God has called us to do our best work for Him, and yet He’s also called us to seek humility and associate with the humble. Any further thoughts on navigating that tension?
It is too risky not to engage with a Christian academic community.
This week wraps up our Scholar’s Compass series on Faithful is Successful. When we started way back in February, my area was looking like Narnia’s hundred-year winter . . .
When I teach students to look at art, the first question I ask them is “what is it?” By this, I do not mean ‘what do you think you see?’ but ‘what do you actually see?’. – Sarah Awad