How can Christian women find the courage to follow the call of academia, and what does that life look like? At the Urbana 2015 conference, a panel of women in academia share insights into how they find life as Christians and women in the university setting.
The Innovation of Loneliness from Shimi Cohen on Vimeo. Yes, I posted The Innovation of Loneliness in Reclaiming Conversations (9/12/2013) when considering some of the work of Sherry Turkle and offering Transformative Conversations as a resource. But the recent attention given to Saving the Lost Art of Conversation: In a fast-paced digital age, an MIT psychologist tries to slow us […]
“Reclaiming conversations, that’s the next frontier.” — Sherry Turkle‘s  concluding line to her TEDxUIUC 2011 presentation Alone Together. This morning David O’Hara’s Can I Ask Questions In Church?  spurred me to read Jaweed Kaleem’s Keeping Alive The Big Questions . In Kaleem’s resource rich article I once again came across Sherry Turkle, Abby Rockefeller Mauzé Professor of […]
I’m concluding my series on Henri Nouwen’s book Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life with the final chapter from his first section, which deals with the movement from loneliness to solitude. For several days before I began reading this chapter, I had not responded well to events at home, such as my […]
Last week, I began blogging through the first section of Henri Nouwen‘s Reaching Out: The Three Movements of the Spiritual Life (to read the first post click here). The first movement – from loneliness to solitude – struck a chord within me, as I reflected that graduate school can be a lonely time and place for […]