The Atlantic is a print and online journal that deals with culture and politics. This article about people having different learning styles (i.e. visual or aural), a proposition that simply entered public consciousness as truth a decade or two ago, has had profound impacts for teachers and communicators. The substance of the article is the …

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I came across the following observation arising out the biblical motif of the book of Judges: “Everyone did what was right in his own eyes.” Israel was not beset by lawlessness. People were not paying no attention to laws. They did not see themselves as lawbreakers. Israel was beset by anarchy. They were doing what …

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This article in Melbourne’s Age newspaper caught my eye. It’s an interview with Claire Shipman and Katty Kay authors of a book called The Confidence Code: The Science and Art of Self-Assurance – What Women Should Know. Part of the article deals with what they describe as a “system we’ve all set up is one …

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Marilynne Robinson, author of Gilead writes about the influence that the Bible has had on Western literature. The Bible asks questions, raises issues, and proposes truths about ultimate destinies that culture has engaged with in various ways. To be unaware of that link is to only hear half a conversation. “The Bible is the model …

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