Faith + Ideas =

FAITH + IDEAS =

Folder Icon  2013
Folder Icon  2012
Folder Icon  2011
Folder Icon  2010

It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like . . . Florida

With the aging population increasing, Sybil W. Coleman, professor of social work, explains the implications and how we can best respond.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Thanksgiving, Mediterranean Style

In his annual Thanksgiving column, Provost Mark Sargent captures the gifts of and gratitude for Gordon College.

Click to read more  Click to read more

After The Midterm Elections: The Change We Hope For?

Political science professor Timothy Sherratt explores the impact the elections will have on governing versus politics.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Denizens of the Autumn Air

With the end of October comes the migration of many local birds, and Gregory S. Keller, associate professor of conservation biology, isn't very happy about that.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Toward a 21st Century Conversation On ‘Race’

In spite of great progress, we're still a long way from the promised land when it comes to race relations, writes Lawrence Holcomb, associate professor sociology.

Click to read more  Click to read more

The Oil Spill, Dante and St. Augustine

The Gulf Coast spill still affects us, especially those who grew up there, writes Tal Howard, associate professor of history and director of the Jerusalem and Athens Forum.

Click to read more  Click to read more

High Place Highs

At the start of a new academic year, balancing classes, lectures, and responsibilities can feel like tough mountains to climb. Dale Pleticha, professor of physics, reminds us that real mountains can provide the perspective we need to keep going.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Cold-blooded Passions: The Salamanders’ Trek for Love

As our final column before summer break, Dorothy Boose, associate professor of biology, explores cold-blooded creatures as a sort of graduation parable.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Work’s Newest Danger: Resisting Rest

Resting from work can be just as productive—and important—as work itself, says Kent W.Seibert, associate professor of economics and business.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Happy Earth Day to You

Dr. Emily Jarvis, assistant professor of Chemistry at Gordon, urges us to invest in Earth's natural resources as we celebrate Earth Day.

Click to read more  Click to read more

Celebrating The Other Global Language

During Francophone week, Dr. Emmanuelle A. Vanborre inspires us to think of the pleasures of all things French!

Click to read more  Click to read more

Go Communal: A Lenten Reflection

Assistant professor of Christian ministries, Sharon Galgay Ketcham explores a new perspective on an ancient practice during this Lenten season.

Click to read more  Click to read more

What’s a Gold Medal Worth?

The Winter Olympics stir up many memories as well as insights for all of us, writes Dr. Mark Gedney, associate professor of philosophy.

Click to read more  Click to read more

It’s More Than Just a Swing

Who knew golf could inspire the next generation of physicists? But that's exactly what David Lee, professor of physics, sees happening in his lab.

Click to read more  Click to read more

The Certainty of Uncertainty

Since September 11, 2001, Norman Jones, associate professor of theatre arts, has noticed more plays which reflect an uncertainty. What does it all mean?

Click to read more  Click to read more

Peace On Earth? and Other Questions for The New Year

The idea of world peace is not just a seasonal expression or a fanciful notion, writes Daniel Johnson, associate professor of sociology and social work.

Click to read more  Click to read more
Folder Icon  2009
Folder Icon  2008