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Contemporary Issues: the Psychological Origin of Right-Wing Thought

There’s a long running debate within academia over how the modern political right, globally but in the United States in particular, successfully garners support among working class constituencies. 1,436 more words

Politics

Strength in Weakness (guest post by Abbie Upton)

Often I find what stops me from acting for God – evangelising, stepping out and serving in a non-familiar area, reaching out to those in need (basically stepping out of my comfort zone) – is thinking I can’t do it. 681 more words

Christian

Climbing to the Summit

I am just in from the opening of the first In Defense of Christians Summit www.idcsummit.org in Washington, D.C., where I am attending as the Canon Law Institute’s representative and occasional executive director. 456 more words

Contemporary Issues

IDC Summit

I am away from the parish this week and am just in from the opening of the first In Defense of Christians Summit www.idcsummit.org in Washington, D.C., where I am attending as the Canon Law Institute’s representative and occasional executive director.  456 more words

Special Events

Teaching & Discussing September 11, 2001 with TED

Looking for new ways to have discussions that matter surrounding 9/11? 

Check out these TED Talks as ways to spark discussion or as text for Socratic Seminar (you could watch the video & prep Wednesday, Seminar on Thursday, or watch and prep Thursday and Seminar on Friday.) 431 more words

Monthly Non-fiction with 'The Inconvenient Indian'

The Inconvenient Indian by Thomas King
Doubleday Canada, November 13, 2012 (Nonfiction)

My rating: Outstanding Adventure (5/5)

Fictions are less unruly than histories.

It’s that time again, for my monthly foray into nonfiction all in effort of facilitating my book club at work. 1,098 more words

Book Review

CONTEMPORARY ISSUES

In this post I want to share my work during the Contemporary Issues class on 4th of September, 2014.

In this presentation I’ve described the details related to the two images.

Contemporary Issues