Author Archives: srholman

Vocation: Essence

“Like breathing, it’s something I have to do. I’ve never really wanted to do anything else, and it’s been a lifetime of finding out what I need to know to do this.” A Conversation with Artist Mary Minifie by Charles … Continue reading

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No-travel conference on refugee health, mobility & human rights

Resisting Borders, a no-travel virtual conference on refugee and migrant health, mobility, human rights and responsibilities will take place October 9-11, 2017, cosponsored by seven different universities in the United States, Canada, and Switzerland. Call for papers deadline is April … Continue reading

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Yad Sarah: Saving Millions in Hospitalization & Medical Costs

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Eviction: An American Epidemic

Read the interview Read more about Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City by Matthew Desmond, winner of the National Book Circle Award in nonfiction. Read New York Times review.

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Patristic Listening: New Resource

Thanks to Dr. Morwenna Ludlow of the University of Exeter, audio recordings are now available to listen to several early Christian theological texts by Justin Martyr, Irenaeus, Tertullian, Gregory of Nazianzus, and Arius. Designed for classroom use or private study … Continue reading

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Wild snail eating-and other thoughts on natural soundings

I find myself stumbling these days across some fascinating windows into the power of listening to non-vocal sounds in the natural world–related to healing, illness, trauma and civic conflict, and desert monasticism. Consider (or perhaps I should say, open your … Continue reading

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Night Owl’s Blessing

…rise up, and behold the choir of the stars, the deep silence, the great repose. Contemplate with wonder the order of your Master’s household. Then is your soul purer; it is lighter, and finer, and soars nimbly. The darkness itself, … Continue reading

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