Like a plant turning its leaves toward the sun, sinking its roots deep, we yearn for what it takes to grow, to thrive. . .We develop our minds, our portfolios, our profiles. We want comfort, health and pleasure. We don’t mind working hard to obtain these things if that’s what it takes to have a life worth living. But is that all it takes?
On January 23 Gordon’s Center for Faith and Inquiry (CFI) hosted its first event of the semester on its year long theme of “The one and the many.” Ivy George, professor of sociology, explained in her talk, “Oneing and Hospitality” the beginnings of a new project that examines the Christian’s role of hospitality in restoring our country to peace and unity through the concept of “oneing.” To restore our relationships with each other, we first need to restore our relationship with God and our posture towards gratitude and wonder.
Hannah Donnelly `21, Anne Shearer `24, Kellyn Burden `24 and Libby Trudeau `24, are making a Christian discipleship book, originally written in Spanish by Dr. Guillermo Mac Kenzie, accessible for English-speaking Christians and English readers interested in Christianity.
Mandy Liu, professor of economics, presented her research “Like Mother Like Daughter? Behavioral and Economic Factors to Determine HPV Vaccination for Mothers and Adolescent Daughters: Evidence in Nepal” at the Himalayan Policy Research Consortium (HPRC) on December 3-4, 2023.
Gregory Deddo, professor of art, tackles questions about identity, memory, AI and more in his exhibit “How the Morning Itself Appears,” on display until December 16 in the Gallery at Barrington Center for the Arts at Gordon College.