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Adding Cool Stuff to Liturgy

Many who are attracted to traditions of Christian worship that use a richer set of gestures and ornaments like the symbolism of these things. Often they believe these traditions to be superior for that very reason to those which are sparser. 1,001 more words

The Church

ABA Survey on Self-Help Centers

On August 22, 2014, the American Bar Association’s Standing Committee on the Delivery of Legal Services published a report titled The Self-Help Center Census: A National Survey… 76 more words


Out with the Old, In with the New

Let me take you back to my freshman English class. The year is 2004 and my teacher, who never had a way with words, is shouting at the class because we aren’t getting anywhere with the “symbolism” and “themes” of the book we’re reading. 1,810 more words

A Common Core Branding Problem or Implementation Problem?

With current actions having the governor of Louisiana filing suit against the Federal government over the Common Core State Standards and poll after poll showing new data on public perceptions regarding the standards themselves, the name Common Core, and just about everything else related to CCSS, it is no wonder that we aren’t quite sure what to make of it. 482 more words


Growing pains for China’s LNG producers

China’s onshore LNG producers, a key part of the government’s plan to increase China’s natural gas use, face a difficult road ahead as they struggle to overcome slower than expected demand, overcapacity and squeezed margins after a series of natural gas price increases.

via Petroleum Economist


An Armchair Psychologist Analyzes Bobby Jindal

On Wednesday, Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal opened a new front in his one-man war on the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Jindal filed a lawsuit in federal court that accuses the U.S. 859 more words


Sex, Work and Politics: Women in Britain, 1780-1945


Although it’s only two years since I produced Sex, Work and Politics, writing a second edition has allowed me to extend its chronological limits back to the 1780s and forward to the end of the Second World War in 1945. 939 more words

Nineteenth Century Society