• 01/28/2008

    The original disciples were male—mostly young, mostly without strong family responsibilities. Imagine how women in this culture of highly restricted gender roles would have been viewed had they...

  • 01/27/2008

    A few years ago David Brooks visited Princeton University in an attempt to understand my generation's meritocratic elite. What he found were trained workaholics, their 18-hours-a-day schedules...

  • 01/26/2008

    Our previous installment focused on Bates’ involvement in the causes of temperance and the abolition of slavery – the two foremost social movements in American society during the 1830s.

  • 01/25/2008

    The courage of Carl Wilkens, the American Adventist Disaster and Relief Agency country director who stayed in Rwanda during the 1994 genocide, is an inspiration. Although foreign diplomats,...