Mary Poplin offers a personal statement that describes her call as a Christian professor in a secular university.
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 […]
I have not only previously referred to Transformative Conversations: A Guide to Mentoring Communities Among Colleagues in Higher Education by Peter Felten, H-Dirksen L. Bauman, Aaron Kheriaty, and Edward Taylor (Jossey-Bass, 2013), but also Bob Trube’s review of it (see Reclaiming Conversations?). None-the-less this is such a significant topic and resource for Faculty Ministry/Emerging Scholars Network (FM/ESN), I […]
“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 […]