The Common Good

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Bursting the Christian Bubble
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Hanna Kang Azusa Pacific students follow Jesus out of the comfort zone. In the foothills of the San Gabriel Mo ...

Research Needed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lee A. Rials In "School of Shame" (February 2007), the author addresses the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperatio ...

Seeking Something Bigger
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone This generation does not fear the sacred nor bow to the secular. Nearly every semester I teach ...

A Red Letter Campus
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:38am | Type: Magazine Article

David Black What do the words and witness of Jesus demand of a college that calls itself Christian? Try as I m ...

Let Your Light Shine
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Joseph R., SJ Hacala A Catholic university strives to make hunger for justice part of the curriculum. As the o ...

Mutual Grace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy McDougall Jake Nyberg Gay rights activists seek - and find - dialogue on (some) Ch ...

Back to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Reflections on the Revised Common Lectionary for September. This would be a good month to rest the ...

Exactly Where I'm Supposed To Be
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:27am | Type: Magazine Article

Anonymous 'Jesus himself was a child immigrant.' As proud as I am about my ethnicity—I was born in M ...

Taking A Ride In The Poverty Simulator
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Complete with play money, appliance cards, and transportation passes, the Community Action Poverty Simulation is much ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger World Peace. A new Internet service provider, Peacenik.co.uk, will raise money for peacemakers working in conflict zone ...

Grub for Body and Soul
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with food activists Anna Lappe and Bryant Terry. Every movement needs its revolutiona ...

Food for Thought
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Steve Thorngate At St. Olaf, students learn to reap what they sow. Day Burtness and Dan Borek hoped to start a ...

Choosing to Love
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth Love binds and builds, heals and hallows, redeems and restores. Love binds and builds, heals and h ...

Wal-Mart Goes to School
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chuck Collins Felice Yeskel The Walton empire gets political. ...

Advice to a Young Man
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Fortunately, social structures are well established. If you're cool. After ...

School Without a Prayer
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

David Batstone Everything I need to know I learned in my parent-teacher conferences. I have fo ...

The University of Social Justice
Originally Posted: 05/19/2011 - 3:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Melissa Snarr Beyond community service, colleges educate for social change. To borrow a term from social movem ...

USF: The Common Good
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Exploring social change on the stage, street, and classroom. The University of San Franci ...

Berea College: 'We Are the Source of Hope'
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Local culture meets global issues. During its 148-year history, Berea College—which from ...

Eastern University: The City as Text
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Kate Bowman Preparing Christian agents of urban change. How does a suburban Christian college educate studen ...

Goshen College: Teaching Peace
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank Integrating justice in all fields of study. With the wide range of disciplines at liber ...

North Park University: The World is a Stage
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Christa Mazzone Building international and cross-cultural knowledge. Chicago's North Park University, a ...

'School Choice' Passes a Test
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:35pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice A victory for vouchers - but who wins? If all you knew about modern American politics you learned f ...

Will This Be on the Test?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Shapiro What does standardized testing have to do with education? Virtually every teacher has told the s ...

No Shortcuts to Excellence
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Gregory Fritzberg 'Easy' solutions like standardized testing won't solve enduring problems like economic inequality. ...

Teach Your Children Well
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ryan Beiler Leading Venezuelan educators and critics of President Hugo Chavez are calling his creation of 500 schools constructed and supe ...

Daily Resurrections of Hope
Originally Posted: 08/06/2012 - 4:48pm | Type: Magazine Article

Sara Wenger Shenk The big hearts of small friends. Jonathan Kozol, whose books have pricked the American cons ...

Where Credit is Due
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Newberry How many colleges does it take to change a community? In college I heard a joke that asked, ...

A Path Between the Extremes
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank True or false: The Bible has no place in school. 1) True or false: Given a homework assignment to ...

School House Lock
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Kennel-Shank A school system cannot hope to solve school violence simply by increasing security. As th ...

The (Church and) State of Our Schools
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Will there still be public education for your children's children? The Supreme Court has acce ...

A Resurrection of Campus Activism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Holly Lebowitz Rossi From sit-ins against sweatshops to lobbying against religious persecution, many students today are proving themselves ...

Sex Matters
Originally Posted: 03/21/2013 - 1:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kari Jo Verhulst Why we can't ignore gender bias in the classroom. In May the U.S. Supreme Court declare ...

Stone Upon Stone
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Hans Hallundbaek A remarkable new "seminary-behind-walls" program at Sing Sing prison helps to rebuild lives and offer hope. ...

Degrees of Influence
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kristin Brennan The corporatization of higher education. Large corporations hold more power than ever in our s ...

In the Meantime, What About Our Schools?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Oliver Thomas How to fix public education. The voucher debate rages on, one side shouting, "Healthy compe ...

Teaching a Living Theology
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stacy Johnson Christian education and everyday life. How can faith be proclaimed in a manner that will be both ...

At Home, In the World
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Susan Gushue When we made the decision to take our older two children out of public school, my husband and I felt it was the only real cho ...

Praying for Power
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julie Polter Unholy alliance pushes more than religious freedom. Some Christians have tried for a "school ...

School Vouchers: Empty Promises
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Nanette M. Roberts The wrong answer to the right question. In a sense, the whole "voucher-school choice&q ...

School Vouchers: Expanded Choices
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles L. Glenn The social benefits of empowered parents. Nothing could be more futile than to debate—as so m ...

Neutral and Free
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

Oliver Thomas Religion, values, and the public schools. Despite the rhetoric of some preachers and politician ...