According to Chadley Stern and researchers from New York University in November’s issue of Psychological Science, the “desire to feel unique can undermine consensus, cohesion, and mobilization.” For Elizabeth Drescher in her story at Religion Dispatches, the “liberal illusion of uniqueness” also may have significant consequences for a decline in the stability of liberal or …
Day: January 19, 2014
Former hedge-fund trader Sam Polk shares his story of wealth addiction, living into scarcity, and finding hope in sobriety and his nonprofit Groceryships in today’s New York Times:
In response to Frank Schaeffer’s characterization of first century Jewish women in And God Said, “Billy!”, Amy-Jill Levine of Vanderbilt University critiques what she believes is a distortion of Jesus’ Jewish context in Getting Jesus, and Judaism, Wrong at the Huffington Post:
Could it be that a life in Christ and salvation was the true anonymous gift Jesus left us, and that in light of that, his acts of ministry could be viewed as distractions from the real gift?