Speaker: Betsy Woodman
Sermon Title: “Crime and Punishment in a Himalayan Boarding School”
Summary: Scripture class three times a week. Dinner table arguments about salvation and damnation. Life at an American missionary boarding school in India in the 1960s provided quite a religious education—and some ethical conundrums. I’m still … read more.
The cover of the September issue of Entrepreneur magazine featured a thirteen-year-old girl in a pink dress, sucking on a lollipop. She’s the founder and CEO of a multimillion-dollar company. The same month, Mother Jones reported on a generation of American students drowning in debt.
Across … read more.
Pop culture and world religious traditions give us wildly conflicting images of fathers: on the one hand, loving, nurturing figures, but on the other, tyrannical, selfish, bloodthirsty monsters. No wonder fathers provoke a swirl of powerful feelings! How to make sense of it all?
Father’s Very … read more.
LYTENUP and HUGACAT
Copyright Betsy Woodman 2018
Remember President George H.W. Bush’s calls for a “kinder, gentler America?” I haven’t heard many pleas like that coming out of high places lately. One area where we’re definitely not being kind or gentle is political humor. As WIRED … read more.
Beware! Enemy Under the Bed!
“Watch Out! there’s a monster under your bed – or, as some folks thought in World War I, an enemy base in the White Mountains. What go’s into the creation if a mortal foe? Does history help us keep our heads? … read more.