John Fea (Chair, Dept of History, Messiah College) on Malice Toward None; Charity for All and Was America Founded as a Christian Nation? as part of ESN Local: Christian Scholar Series (Elizabethtown Brethren in Christ Church).
Why Does God Suffer?
Paul Nisly opens Chapter 11 of Sweeping Up the Heart: A Father’s Lament for His Daughter with Psalm 88 and Isaiah 43. Then he turns to three questions; Should believers suffer? Where is God when we suffer? Why does God suffer?
Lent brings me back to reflections on loss, grief, suffering
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.
Deploying Vocational Power: Four Pathways
Amy Sherman begins her exploration of power in chapter 8 of Kingdom Calling: Vocational Stewardship for the Common Good with a bang!
Interview: Ted Davis, the Story of a Historian of Science
In preparation for next week’s 65th Annual Meeting of the American Scientific Affiliation,* I interviewed the outgoing ASA President, Edward B. (“Ted”) Davis. As you may remember from an earlier post, Ted serves as the Distinguished Professor of the History of Science at Messiah College (Grantham, PA), and directs the Central Pennsylvania Forum for Religion […]