What We Read This Week


 

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Each week, we bring you interesting stories from around the web. Here’s what caught our eye this week!


PEOPLE

Refugees- What’s Your Perspective?

“The worst refugee crisis since the upheaval of World War II” is how statisticians describe it. Those who don’t have the luxury of looking at things from the safety of a TV or computer screen may have a different view. Scant attention to stats, just life/death decisions…Read Full Article

From Ward Kaiser’s Blog How Maps Change Things


CHURCH

Why Successful Churches Aren’t Turning the World Upside-Down- But the Outcasts Might

Where are the church leaders who will at least try to do

  • What Martin Luther did for faith
  • What Charles Dickens did for literature
  • What Pablo Picasso did for art
  • What Albert Einstein did for science
  • What Jackie Robinson did for sports and culture
  • What the Beatles did for music
  • What Martin Luther King Jr did for race relations
  • What a bunch of nerds in Silicon Valley and Seattle did for technology?…Read Full Article

From Christianity Today


SPIRITUALITY

Arbour Day

As the season changes, prepare to be amazed again by the splendour of gold, yellow and red….Read Full Article

From UCObserver


ENVIRONMENT

Should New York City abandon its waterfront?

Even under the best-case scenarios for climate change, much of New York City will be under water in 100 years. The city would be smart to retreat from its waterfront, according to experts quoted in a recent alarming feature article in New York magazine…Read Full Article

From grist


COMMUNITY

Here’s What It Really Means To Call Something “Terrorism”

Why is terrorism so hard to identify? As a professor of criminology and program director of a homeland security master’s program, I study how terrorism and political violence have evolved throughout modern history. …Read Full Article

From good


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At Wood Lake Publishing we are passionate about supporting and encouraging an emerging form of Christianity, which is rooted in ancient wisdom and attentive to the movement of spirit in our day. Visit us online at woodlakebooks.com

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