Day: February 25, 2015

University of Michigan professor speaks out on depression in academia

University of Michigan professor speaks out on depression in academia

In Inside Higher Ed, Colleen Flaherty reports on the presence and stigmatization of depression in academia, and specifically on a professor who has become a voice attempting to shed light on a pervasive and increasing problem: the University of Michigan’s Peter Railton, Gregory S. Kavka Distinguished University Professor and Arthur F. Thurnau Professor of philosophy: […]

EPPN blogs address poverty in Lenten series

EPPN blogs address poverty in Lenten series

The Episcopal Public Policy Network is addressing domestic and worldwide poverty, publishing blogs each Wednesday during Lent. Today’s post, “Engaging Poverty Through Housing,” explores the racial, economic and gender violence-related roadblocks for homeless and profiles St. Francis Center in the Diocese of Colorado, “a ‘place of peace’ for men and women who are homeless in […]

The Magazine: Seven habits for faith-filled bloggers

The Magazine: Seven habits for faith-filled bloggers

As a Christian, I attempt daily to offer my life to God. I fail at this task with the same regularity as I begin it. However, I keep trying. As a result I have discovered so many of my failings and so much of God’s mercy that I can only commend this practice. Blogging is part of this practice.

Episcopal priest among those arrested in Virginia environmental protest

Episcopal priest among those arrested in Virginia environmental protest

The Reverend Weston Mathews, associate rector at St. Stephen’s Episcopal in Richmond, Va., and a contributing editor to Episcopal Cafe, was one of ten people arrested on Monday for protesting the proposed construction of a natural gas pipeline over 550 miles in Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. The protest included a blockade of Virginia […]