This post is the eleventh of this season of From the Field.  If you have not yet done so, read this brief post introducing Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse. “He called it Tierra de Gracia, the Land of Grace” (45). In Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse, […]

This post is the tenth of this season of From the Field.  If you have not yet done so, read this brief post introducing Things Are Never So Bad That They Can’t Get Worse. The state of Venezuela has served as a harrowing example of the fragility of new democracies when they are placed under extreme distress. However, […]

This post is the ninth of our new season of the From the Field student blog series: For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this opening post for some brief context.  In Life Worth Living, Volf, Croasmun and McAnnally-Linz observe that “[w]e are reason-seeking animals, and we are […]

This post is the eighth of our new season of the From the Field student blog series: For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this post for some brief context.  Theologian Miroslav Volf and his fellow academics Matthew Croasmun and Ryan McAnnally-Linz, with the help of some of the […]

This post is the seventh of our new season, For Times Such as This, and a return to.  If you have not yet done so, please read this season-opening post for some brief context.  Although there appear to be endless merits to healthy communication, many individuals refuse to accept this practice. For example, many individuals […]

This post is the sixth of our new season of the From the Field student blog series: For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this post  for some brief context.  Deep sea divers are brave souls. They, on their own volition, search out the innermost bowels of the […]

This post is the fifth of our new season, For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this season-opening post  for some brief context.  Students in our politics and international relations capstone course just finished their second book of the course, Life Worth Living: A Guide to What Matters Most […]

  This post is the third of our new season, For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this introduction for some brief context. In his book If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face?, Alan Alda tackles what it is exactly that prevents people, especially […]

  This post is the second of our new season, For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this introduction for some brief context. Alan Alda’s If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look on My Face? argues that communication is a two-way street, placing responsibility in the hands of […]

  This post is the second of our new season, For Times Such as This.  If you have not yet done so, please read this introduction for some brief context.  If I Understood You, Would I Have This Look On My Face? asks Alan Alda throughout his narrative of experiences with scientists and the lessons about […]

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