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Joe K.

The Dangers of Christianity and Social Work

Last fall, I was labelled a “radical,” and my name was added to a list of “college professors who discriminate against conservative students and advance leftist propaganda in the classroom.” As I’ve written elsewhere, this was surprising to me. I teach at Calvin College, in the heart of the Midwest....
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Strengths and Weaknesses

On Sunday, I heard a sermon on weakness.  This seemed entirely appropriate, especially in Lent, but as a Christian who happens to be in social work, it got me thinking about the strengths perspective.  Lent, as a season of repentance, is often a time to reflect on the limitations of our strengths....
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