Category Archives: Overheard

Theological Voices: Syriac Women’s Choirs

“We must have women’s choirs. You are baptized in the same baptismal font–men and women. You drink from the same communion chalice. You receive the same bread. So men and women must both sing!” So insisted the bishop Jacob of … Continue reading

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A Nurse’s Poem

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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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Extreme Poverty: Status Quo in the USA

“The United States is a land of stark contrasts…its immense wealth and expertise stand in shocking contrast with the conditions in which vast numbers of its citizens live. About 40 million live in poverty, 18.5 million in extreme poverty, and … Continue reading

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Call for Papers: Global Health Fieldwork Ethics

View the call for papers with more information here. Submission deadline: October 31, 2018. General guidelines for authors here.

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Writing: Overheard

You don’t have to write every day. You don’t have to write what you know. You don’t have to write for publication. You don’t have to please anyone else. You don’t have to write like anyone else. You don’t have … Continue reading

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What would Solomon do?

Since posting below, welcome the Washington Post response from two New Testament theologians June 15 on the Bible’s moral mandate and support for welcoming immigrants and aliens. Thank you Professors Aymer and Nasrallah. Dahlia L, Schlanger M. Slate 2018; Jun … Continue reading

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