What We Read This Week


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


BELIEF

Nikki Giovanni: ‘Martin Had Faith in the People’

The day after Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination, Nikki Giovanni—the brilliant young writer who’d soon come to be known as the “Princess of Black Poetry”—wrote a poem that began with an inquiry: “What can I, a poor Black woman, do to destroy america?”…Read Full Article

From the Atlantic


FAITH

Father Robert Spitzer Talks Faith and Science

Science is an inductive discipline. That means we don’t know everything about the universe. We don’t even know if we know everything about the universe, and we don’t even know when we can know everything about the universe because scientists don’t know what they don’t know until they’ve discovered it by observation. That’s the problem of science…Read Full Article

From busted halo


SPIRITUALITY

What We Have Lost by Ignoring the Third Commandment

Thus, it is critical that we devote not just a few minutes in devotion time, or an hour and a half in church service, but an entire day dedicated to resting and dwelling in God’s grace, not feeling the urge to constantly “do.” If Christians began acting toward this calling to Sabbath, the work that we do, whether it be corporate or social justice, will undoubtedly begin to change radically for God’s glory…Read Full Article

From Sojourners


WELLNESS

Dancing Can Reverse the Signs of Aging in the Brain

A new study, published in the open-access journal Frontiers in Human Neuroscience, shows that older people who routinely partake in physical exercise can reverse the signs of aging in the brain, and dancing has the most profound effect…Read Full Article

Our Wood Lake authors, Cynthia Winton-Henry and Phil Porter know all too well about the creative and spiritual development of dance in their book, Move: What the Body Wants.

From Uplift

 


FAITH

4 science-trained faith leaders share

“This greater knowledge amplified my belief in a mysterious God who still offers so much more for us to discover.” By Various Writers…Read Full Article

From ucobserver


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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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