Last week I said that ‘witness’ is part of why we engage the university. Let’s delve a little further into what that might mean. First, witness is about more than speaking. As participants in the university, we place a special emphasis on listening in an active, ongoing way.
I haven’t read Annabel Crabb’s new book The Wife Drought but I’ve read a couple of articles she’s written on the same premise, that is, that men with big careers are only able to do so because they have a dedicated support staff, a ‘wife’ at home doing the unpaid […]
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‘Engaging the university’ is an exciting development in campus ministry circles. After my first coverage of it, here are a few reflections and questions. I’m continuing to focus on students in this post, and you’ll see why below.
Katie, a med student, has been feeling torn between the profession she’s studying and the spiritual needs she sees around her: ‘People say they’re meant to line up, but I’m struggling to see how that works!’ The answers she’s looking for haven’t been all that easy to find, and we’ve […]
Hanna Rosin’s The End of Men documents the rise of a much greater proportion of women in the workforce following the downturn in traditionally male jobs such as construction due to the US recession. I haven’t read it yet but there are some things in there worth having a discussion about. In […]