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Pensée #2: Wendell Berry on Supply and Demand

Rats and roaches live by competition under the law of supply and demand; it is the privilege of human beings to live under the laws of justice and mercy. ~Wendell Berry, “Economy and Pleasure,” in What are People For?, p. 135 Advertisements

A Great Piece in the NY Times on Evangelical Anti-Intellectualism in America

Karl Giberson and Randall Stephens have written a great Op-Ed piece for the New York Times on fundamentalist anti-intellectualism and the rejection of science in contemporary American culture and politics.  It is definitely worth reading and reflecting upon.  They write: Evangelicalism at its best seeks a biblically grounded expression of Christianity that is intellectually engaged, humble and … Continue reading

Jim Wallis’ Open Letter to the Occupiers of Wall Street

Jim Wallis has posted an open letter to the protesters on Wall Street on his Sojourner’s blog.  Wallis has done his fair share of protesting and it is a good word from “a veteran troublemaker” I remember what it feels like to see your movement as a lead story on the evening news every night, … Continue reading

Vote Yes for Raleigh Transportation and Housing Bonds

The NC State GCF regularly volunteers with Wake County Habitat for Humanity and I have been volunteering with Habitat here and in Durham for some time now.  So Habitat has a special place in our hearts, mine in particular.  Habitat has been providing disadvantaged people with affordable housing for decades, and we can help them … Continue reading

Praying for Palestine, Israel, and the U.N.

“Democracy,” Reinhold Niebuhr famously said, “is finding proximate solutions to insoluble problems.”  And it’s hard to imagine a more insoluble set of problems than those associated with Israel and Palestine.  Presently the Palestinians are pursuing a seat at the United Nations, which, if secured, would be a big step for them in the direction achieving … Continue reading

NCSU Graduate Christian Fellowship

Hi! I'm David, the campus minister for InterVarsity's graduate and faculty ministries at NC State and Meredith College. I hope you'll join me as I learn to "practice resurrection" in the City of Oaks, in her universities, and in the wider world. You can contact me at dmwilliams83@gmail.com

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