Disability Is Not Just a Metaphor by Christopher Shinn

Disability Is Not Just a Metaphor by Christopher Shinn

Christopher Shinn is an American playwright. Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1975, Shinn lives in New York and teaches playwriting in The New School for Drama. A 2005 winner of an ...

Brian McLaren, World War I and the New (Old) Heroism

Brian McLaren, World War I and the New (Old) Heroism

On July 29, 1914 the first shots of the Great War were fired from gunboats on the Danube River. Austro-Hungarian artillery shelled Serbia from the river and the war that was suppos ...

Eid: A Promise of Hope

Eid: A Promise of Hope

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Eid Mubarak from the Raven Foundation to all of our dear Muslim sisters and brothers! The holy month has drawn to a close, and all ...

Never Again To Us

Never Again To Us

“Israel regrets every injury to civilians. I call on the residents of Gaza: Don’t stay there. Hamas wants you to die, we want you to be safe.” This is Israeli Prime Minister Benjam ...

Book Feature Friday (BFF): “We Make the Road by Walking” by Brian McLaren

Book Feature Friday (BFF): “We Make the Road by Walking” by Brian McLaren

(This is the first post in our series Book Feature Friday #BFF. Come back next week for another book review that expounds on mimetic theory.) On Thursday, July 31 at 3:00 Eastern, ...

Michael Hardin on the Nonviolent Atonement, Mimetic Theory, and Science

Michael Hardin on the Nonviolent Atonement, Mimetic Theory, and Science

Michael Hardin of Preaching Peace is one of the greatest teachers of mimetic theory and the nonviolent atonement. We were fortunate to have Michael with us on the Teaching Nonviole ...

Why Rewards Backfire with Children: Advice for Teachers and Parents

Why Rewards Backfire with Children: Advice for Teachers and Parents

What impact does grading or rewarding our children for their school work have on their motivation to learn? There’s a wide range of thought on whether or not external rewards motiv ...

Why Rewards Backfire with Children: Advice for Teachers and Parents

What impact does grading or rewarding our children for their school work have on their motivation to learn? There’s a wide range of thought on whether or not external rewards motivate kids to do well. But I am a Montessori pre-school directress, and so I am firmly in the camp of those against using external r more ...

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Eid: A Promise of Hope

In the name of God, Most Gracious, Most Merciful, Eid Mubarak from the Raven Foundation to all of our dear Muslim sisters and brothers! The holy month has drawn to a close, and all around the world, the ummah, or Islamic community, is celebrating the culmination of 30 days of fasting. Long daylight hours, at more ...

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Disability Is Not Just a Metaphor by Christopher Shinn

Christopher Shinn is an American playwright. Born in Hartford, Connecticut in 1975, Shinn lives in New York and teaches playwriting in The New School for Drama. A 2005 winner of an OBIE in Playwriting and a Guggenheim Fellowship in Playwriting plus a 2008 Pulitzer Prize finalist, the plays he has written have more ...

July 31, 2014 (0) comments

Brian McLaren, World War I and the New (Old) Heroism

On July 29, 1914 the first shots of the Great War were fired from gunboats on the Danube River. Austro-Hungarian artillery shelled Serbia from the river and the war that was supposed to be over in weeks or months lasted four and a half years, nearly wiping out a generation of young men from across Europe. Wik more ...

July 29, 2014 (5) comments

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