vol. 3, num. 6 :: 2004.03.12 — 2004.03.25
Fear can function as both a limitation and a guide in our lives. How do we deal with fear, both within ourselves and within our culture?
How should we live as Christians in culture? A lesson from Paul and Silas.
Why evangelicals need to get smart about movies.
How do we stop from becoming the people we least desire to be?
To overcome pain and fear, we must first desire to let go of our suffering.
An unfashionable concept deserves a fresh look.
An account of overcoming fear of ?the other.?
A review of Motherless Brooklyn by Jonathan Lethem.
Learning versus playing. That dichotomy seems natural to people…. Learning, according to that almost automatic view, is what children do in school and, maybe, in other adult-directed activities. Playing is, at best, a refreshing break from learning. From that view, summer vacation is just a long recess, perhaps longer than necessary. But here’s an alternative view, which should be obvious but apparently is not: playing is learning. At play, children learn the most important of life’s lessons, the ones that cannot be taught in school. To learn these lessons well, children need lots of play — lots and lots of it, without interference from adults.
“The play deficit” in Aeon Magazine
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