November 20th, 2009
Richard Hughes, senior fellow in the Ernest L. Boyer Center, considers the power of forgiveness and how it could be used in the city of Harrisburg in a November 3 op-ed in the Harrisburg Patriot-News. The Boyer Center teamed up with WITF and the Central Pennsylvania Diocese of the Episcopal Church to watch and discuss the award-winning film, ” The Power of Forgiveness.”
Read “Build bridges of forgiveness.”
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July 13th, 2009
Richard Hughes, senior fellow in the Ernest L. Boyer Center, examines whether America can truly be defined as a Christian nation in his book “Christian America and the Kingdom of God.” Excerpting from his book, Hughes unpacks this topic and some recent comments made by Newt Gingrich in a July 12 op-ed to the Philadelphia Inquirer.
Read “Is the United States a Christian nation? Let’s look at the Bible…”.
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January 20th, 2009
Richard Hughes, senior fellow in the Boyer Center, examines both what America has learned and failed to learn from the messages of Martin Luther King, Jr. Hughes’ “As I See It” piece ran in the Jan. 19 edition of the Harrisburg Patriot-News.
Read “What King taught America; what America failed to learn.”
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October 8th, 2008
The Ernest L. Boyer Center is lauded in an opinion piece by Catherine Meeks for facilitating an “impressive” conference on race, education, and faith. Meeks is the executive director of Aunt Maggie’s Kitchen Table, a community resource center and outreach program located in a public housing development in Macon, Georgia. As she writes in her opinion piece, published Oct. 8 in the “Macon Telegraph,” the answer to the question, “Can we talk about race?” is a resounding “Yes.”
Read “Can we talk about race?”
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January 22nd, 2008
While we honor the tremendous progress of the civil rights movement, we must also consider the critical steps necessary to continue eliminating prejudice, asserts Boyer Fellow Cynthia Wells in a Jan. 20 opinion piece written for the “Harrisburg Patriot-News” in which she cites compelling evidence to indicate race relations still suffer in America.
Read “King’s mission isn’t finished.”
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