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Explore, Spring 2013, Vol. 16: Sacred Texts In The Public Sphere, Ignatian Center For Jesuit Education Apr 2013

Explore, Spring 2013, Vol. 16: Sacred Texts In The Public Sphere, Ignatian Center For Jesuit Education

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Contents: Sacred Texts as Mirror and Medicine: Introduction to Spring 2013 explore; Sacred Text, Sacred Space; A Non-Zionist Drash of Lech Lecha; Living Values through the Center for Social Justice and Public Service; Interpreting and Embodying Sacred Texts in the Public Sphere: A Photo Essay; A Pet Name for My Beloved; Listening to God in Community; An Oddly Satisfying Sacred Text; Sikh Scripture and Inter-Religious Community; My Reflections on MLK's "Letter from Birmingham Jail": A Letter to Amara and Anissa


Living Values Through The Center For Social Justice And Public Service, Stephanie M. Wildman, Deborah Moss-West Apr 2013

Living Values Through The Center For Social Justice And Public Service, Stephanie M. Wildman, Deborah Moss-West

Gender and Sexuality Studies @ SCU

According to a 2012 American Bar Association study, at least 40 percent of low- and moderate-income households experience a legal problem each year. Yet studies show that the collective legal aid effort is meeting only about 20 percent of the legal needs of low-income people.1 Unlike defendants in criminal cases, low-income parties in most civil proceedings have no right to appointed counsel.2Low-income parties’ legal needs often go unmet when potential litigants are without resources to hire an attorney. The Santa Clara Law Center for Social Justice and Public Service tries to address this justice gap in many ...


Get Rich U Or Get Transformed U: Reflections On Catholic Liberal Arts Education In The 21st Century, Thomas G. Plante Jan 2013

Get Rich U Or Get Transformed U: Reflections On Catholic Liberal Arts Education In The 21st Century, Thomas G. Plante

Psychology

Catholic liberal arts educators can proclaim boldly that we are in the business of formation and transformation of students at multiple levels and in multiple ways. We want our students to be competent, ethical, and compassionate global citizens who are thoughtful, savvy, deep thinkers who love learning and who love helping others. Research and best practices support the claim that the virtues cultivated by the liberal arts contribute to the flourishing of individuals and society as a whole. Catholic colleges and universities have a long history of promoting the liberal arts, and data from various sources suggest that we are ...