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The Possibilities of Data Visualization

The other day I went to my local art supply store and picked up a set of drawing pencils, an eraser, and a sharpener. I can’t remember the last time I held any of these in my hands, but one of the things I’m working on this year is getting re-aquianted with my creativity. 281 more words


In China, Unregistered Churches Are Driving a Religious Revolution

China has always been rather hostile to anything that could constitute radical change or cause civil unrest. It surprises me to hear that China has not interfered with the church growth in recent years but it does not surprise me that people are drawn to it. 43 more words


A key takeaway from my book is that religion and the search for values are moving back to the center of a national discussion in China.

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Engaging Heaven on Earth

Join us for an evening of “Engaging Heaven on Earth.”

Tuesday, May 2nd 2017 7Pm
The Gate
1909A S. Van Buren
Enid, Ok. 73703

Ian Johnson is an itinerant Prophetic Revelator, Revivalist, conference speaker and author from Auckland New Zealand. 76 more words

Effective Escapism

Last year I read John Darnielle’s novel Wolf in White Van. Though his first major literary work, I have been a long-time fan of Darnielle’s band the Mountain Goats, through which his ability to craft short but emotionally nuanced stories has been consistently demonstrated through his role as the songwriter and lyricist. 1,888 more words


An Expert on Chinese Medicine, but No New Age Healer

Paul U. Unschuld has done more to promote Chinese medicine than perhaps any other Westerner, but he sees it more as a clue to the culture than as an exotic cure. 10 more words


Foreign Reporters in China Face More Restrictions Now, Report Says (via Pocket)

BEIJING — China has tightened restrictions on foreign journalists since Xi Jinping became the country’s leader four years ago, complicating efforts to parse Beijing’s thinking at a time when its slowing economy and growing global ambitions are making it increasingly important to the world. 10 more words

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