David Crumm reports on three pioneering authors who write about the experience of racism through the lens of racially blended families. Millions of Americans live with racial diversity in their own homes—and more are joining them each year.
If you read one book this year about the future of Christianity, then choose this book. Five hundred years ago the Protestant Reformation claimed the Bible as the authoritative guide for Christian living (“Sola Scriptura!” Only Scripture!). In this groundbreaking work, Emily Swan and Ken Wilson claim the authority of the church is shifting back […]
“Leaders drive change,” writes Bill Donohue, a Distinguished Professor of Communication at Michigan State University. “That driving process happens through a series of critical conversations.” As we work each day, we talk with managers, coworkers, clients—but we rarely think about how we are approaching these conversations that define our lives. In this “must-read primer for anyone interested in leadership,” Donohue […]
A person can learn a lot from just one question. Imagine what 1,000 questions can teach. Students in a Michigan State University journalism class called Bias Busters have now asked — and answered – 1,000 questions. These have become 10 guides in a series designed to increase cultural competence. Titles include 100 Questions About Hispanics […]
A word of warning: The stories in this book may surprise you and perhaps make you chuckle, but they could change your life, as well. Finding God in Unexpected Places: Wisdom for Everyone from the Jewish Tradition, is a compilation of distinguished sermons by the gifted storyteller, Rabbi Jack Riemer. “Rabbi Riemer offers us the kind of wisdom that we need […]