Category Archives: Booknote

New books of note

Health Care: Unhealthy Effect

read full press release read 37-page chapter, “The Current State of Global Health Care Quality” read/download the full report   Advertisements

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Implicit racial bias and the town gown

…pulling this highly recommended book down off my shelf to read again, in light of recent news events and necessary, valuable public outrage concerning the activities of a Harvard Humanitarian Initiative employee last week. City Mayor highlights what he hopes … Continue reading

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The Stopping Places – and Health

Oxford Theology graduate Damien Le Bas has just published a welcome memoir on growing up Romany (“Gypsy”) in Britain. Read an extract here. Read an interview with the author. Learn more about the Roma at the FXB Center for Health … Continue reading

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Thank you, Dr. James Cone

So sad to hear of the recent passing of Dr. James Cone of Union Theological Seminary, whose book, The Cross and the Lynching Tree, received this year’s Grawemeyer Award in Religion. Due to Dr. Cone’s failing health,  Louisville Seminary’s President … Continue reading

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The mere difference of disability: A parent’s voice

How might it make a difference if you think a disability isn’t something bad in itself but merely “a different way for a body to be”? What might such a perspective mean for affected parents who are also evangelical Christians?  … Continue reading

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And yet the books…

Taking inventory of these much-dog-eared companions always evokes Milosz’ poem…

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Build & Nurture Community Diversity & Inclusion

Harvard’s hot-off-the-press report on diversity and inclusion is worth the world (or at least other educational and workplace communities around the world) taking a look: Learn more Read the full report

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