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Category Archives: Christianity

The Secret Powers of Time

Social psychologist Philip Zimbardo has some interesting observations and insights about time perspective and how it affects our work, health and well-being, all set to a well-orchestrated animation for a … Continue reading

30 June, 2010 · 4 Comments

Mark Braverman: ‘I think we Jews need to look in the mirror … and stop looking backwards’

Mark Braverman draws upon his own journey as a US-raised Jew with a Jewish Palestinian family background and frankly — refreshingly! — talks about the connection between Jewish identity and … Continue reading

14 December, 2009 · Leave a comment

What are western church leaders doing to protect the Holy Land?

This topic has long been something of a hobbyhorse of mine here at Peoples Geography (*see below for a selection of past posts).  Its an important and urgent topic that … Continue reading

22 November, 2009 · Leave a comment

God is back

Nietzsche once famously proclaimed that God was dead; with the advent of modernity, humanity has been the most anthropocentric it has ever been. Historian, editor-in-chief of the Economist and co-author … Continue reading

30 June, 2009 · Leave a comment

Timely Reminders

"Those who crusade, not for God in themselves, but against the devil in others, never succeed in making the world better, but leave it either as it was, or sometimes perceptibly worse than what it was, before the crusade began. By thinking primarily of evil we tend, however excellent our intentions, to create occasions for evil to manifest itself."
-- Aldous Huxley

"The only war that matters is the war against the imagination. All others are subsumed by it."
-- Diane DiPrima, "Rant", from Pieces of a Song.

"It is difficult
to get the news from poems
yet men die miserably every day
for lack
of what is found there"
-- William Carlos Williams, "Asphodel, That Greeny Flower"