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Seven Top Reads of 2013
Originally Posted: 12/31/2013 - 10:54am | Type: Blog

As the director of Major Gifts, I’ve been particularly consumed with thinking through resource distribution, stewardship, and the power of the purse, so it is with this lens that I share my top reads of 2013. ...

Requiem for a Holiday
Originally Posted: 11/27/2013 - 10:28am | Type: Blog

I am declaring that Thanksgiving to some is obsolete, if not dead. Tomorrow, millions of people will gather across this great nation to celebrate Thanksgiving: the time in our ca ...

A Search for Self in a Season of Stuff
Originally Posted: 11/09/2012 - 12:02pm | Type: Blog

While November and December are supposed to center on celebrations of Thanksgiving, Advent, and Christmas, the emphasis has shifted with each passing year toward a collective carnival of capitalism, or in othe ...

Black Friday: The Anti-Thanksgiving
Originally Posted: 11/29/2011 - 11:52am | Type: Blog

Even if Black Friday were not so terrible for working families, and even if it did not threaten to steamroll Thanksgiving under the weight of Christmas-season merchandising, I would still be opposed to it. Bla ...