Tag Archives: Rabbinic

Scripture and Culture-Making: What Christian Colleges could Learn from Rabbinic Higher Education

February 9, 2017


Today’s teenagers know abundant details about the lives of favorite musicians and television stars or about what it takes to get into a good college, but most are not very clear on who Moses and Jesus were. -Christian Smith and Melinda Lundquist Denton

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Fiddler on the Roof: Worldview Change and the Foundational Power of Story, by Gary David Stratton

March 19, 2015


Like Tevye, the stories of Scripture provide not only fertile soil for nurturing reinterpretations of our philosophy and culture for a new generation, but also irresistible bedrock for grounding the story of our own life in the mind of God.

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Connecting to God in Hollywood, the Ivy League, and Beyond

February 25, 2014


Spiritual disciplines are designed not so much to “get you somewhere” in your career as much as to keep you alive spiritually in a constantly shifting landscape of success and failure.

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With Prayer in the School of Christ: Higher Education and the Knowledge of God, by Gary David Stratton, PhD

February 11, 2014


For Jesus prayer and education were inseparable, because education and the knowledge of God are inseparable.

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Passover Week: Celebrating Hollywood’s Synagogue for the Performing Arts

April 18, 2011

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In honor of Passover Week I thought I would let you in on one of Hollywood’s most moving connections between faith and culture: The Synagogue for the Performing Arts. The Synagogue for the Performing Arts was founded in 1973 by members of the entertainment community–actors, screenwriters and industry professionals who shared a common desire to […]

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