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The Power of Introverts

Today we make room for a remarkably narrow range of personality styles. We're told that to be great is to be bold, to be happy is to be sociable. We see ourselves as a nation of extroverts -- which means that we've lost sight of who we really are. Depending on which study you consult, one-third to …

Psychology

Building Hardihood in Today’s Christian Man

It is not the man standing at the pew staring off into oblivion that displays the hardihood characteristics; instead it is the man on his knees at …

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The High Cost of Bored Boys

August 29, 2013 by Tim Wright<p><i>The central problem of every society is to define appropriate roles for its men.</i><p>–Anthropologist Margaret Mead<p>Over the …

Manly Quotes | 80+ Quotes on Men & Manhood | The Art of Manliness

When putting together our two paperback books, we sought to pepper the text in each with quotes about men and manhood. What we quickly discovered was …

9 Foundational Habits Young Men Should Start Now to Raise Themselves Right | The Art of Manliness

Awhile back I was driving through the place where I grew up – Edmond, Oklahoma – and happened to pass by my old high school. This wasn’t an unusual …

The Rock Church

The Bible Verse No Guy Enjoys Reading

<b>Deuteronomy 23:1 is painful—but it shows us that God wants to heal the wounds of the masculine soul.</b><p>I’d never heard a sermon on Deuteronomy 23:1 …

Evangelical Christianity

A World Map That Lets You Scratch Off Where You’ve Been

Travel is important to one’s own development. It’s a form of education, a means to expanding one’s understanding of the world. Or as lovable sad sack, novelist, and sometimes travel scribe Gary Shteyngart has said: “What can be more important than seeing the totality of the human condition in this …

Etsy Seller Won't Design Same-Sex Wedding Guest Book, Citing Christian Beliefs

An Etsy seller based in California has reportedly refused to design the guestbook for a same-sex wedding because it goes against her Christian beliefs.<p>Prospective customer Jami Howard first posted about the incident in a Facebook post on April 8. Howard, who lives in New York City and who proposed …

The Christian fundamentalism behind Ron Paul's home-schooling curriculum

Former Representative Ron Paul's announcement this week of the upcoming launch of his eponymous home-schooling curriculum makes clear that the end of …

How Evangelical Christians Are Preaching The New Gospel Of Adoption

We're used to thinking of adoption as a way for infertile couples or single people to start a family or take in a child in need of a home.<p>What might come as a surprise, however, is the outsized role of evangelical Christians when it comes to overseas adoption. While evangelical adoption agencies …

But Aren't You a Christian Counselor?

"My son, he goes to a Christian university, and we just found out last night...he's struggling with homosexuality. Can you help him?"<p>That's a verbatim quote from a worried mother who contacted my counseling practice last fall. I get a handful of calls like this every year. I recall them vividly …

The Evangelical Christian adoption movement: The orphan crisis that wasn't

What if everything you thought about adoption was wrong? What if there is no international orphan crisis of millions of children needing homes? What if adoptions are not always about finding a child a forever home, but too often involve coercion, misrepresentation or the removal of a child from a …

4 Ways Christians Are Getting the Gay Debate Wrong

Last week, ESPN anchor Chris Broussard came under fire for his comments about Jason Collins, the NBA player who made waves by publicly coming out as gay:<p>Personally, I don't believe that you can live an openly homosexual lifestyle or an openly -- like premarital sex between heterosexuals. ... If …

Does U.S. oil boom mean lower prices at the pump?

May 14, 2013 | 2:14 PM<p>Embed Code<iframe src="https://www.marketplace.org/2013/05/14/sustainability/does-us-oil-boom-mean-lower-prices-pump/popout" frameborder="0" width="100%" height="240px"></iframe><p>Copy<br>• Close<p>Embed Code<iframe …

The Social Network Effect Behind Obesity

This is a nice talk by Nicholas Christakis on Sociology and Social Networks. It is very concise and well presented covering a quite broad range of …

Wage differentials between public and private sector workers and income inequality in Brazil

Two of my brightest colleagues, Pedro Souza and Marcelo Medeiros, have recently published a study on 'The contribution of wage differentials between …

Sentences to ponder

Location matters for online education: most students enroll in institutions within 100 miles from home.<p>The link is here, the source is here.

Wealth Inequality in the USA

A friend of mine pointed me out to this study by Michael I. Norton (Harvard) and Dan Ariely (Duke) where they contrast the current distribution of …

The United States public debt (1789-1870)

The United States public debt (1789-1870)