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Restorative Justice: From Retribution to Redemption

After the “Guilty” verdict was announced, concluding the second of two capital murder trials, John Sage walked out to the courthouse...

In Praise of a Nonelite Education

The recent college admissions scandal and all the news-media coverage surrounding it has sucked me in. I find it both salacious and disturbing.

Have More = Give Less

Part of America’s history has been a tale of increasing prosperity for both the nation as a whole and for the average American. Among...

Reflections on the 2018 Human Trafficking Research Conference

When I hear the words “research conference,” I think of poster boards filled with charts and data, PowerPoint slides full of acronyms, or abstract...
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Podcast: Why Are We So Lonely? “Connection” at the Cost of...

Do the “communities” we find ourselves a part of represent the type of relationships that are necessary for our biological, social, civic, and spiritual...

The Logical Approach: Learning to Disagree Agreeably

Imagine a group of friends gathered around a table — eating, talking, and enjoying one another’s company. As these friends discuss life, their conversation...
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Two Moms on a Mission to Fight Human Trafficking

When Kim Jones (90), the director of external relations and development for PLNU’s Center for Justice & Reconciliation, found out a 13-year-old girl was...
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Bringing Back Play: What the Loss of Play Means for Our...

In her online Washington Post article “The Decline of Play in Preschoolers — and the Rise in Sensory Issues,” pediatric occupational therapist Angela Hanscom...
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Is Life Over After College? Recent PLNU Alumni Share About Life...

It seems like as soon as college freshmen walk onto campus the countdown begins: only four more years until they have to enter the real world.

Why San Diego’s Polystyrene Ban Matters

Dave Gladson currently teaches Business 475: Sustainability in Action class at PLNU. In this class, we look at the changes individuals, companies, and nations...

Performing Our Civic Duty in the Digital Age

I once volunteered for a presidential election campaign. Given a long list of names and phone numbers and a script, I called dozens of...

Making Busy Matter

While the world beckons busy, the Bible suggests something different. This article looks at what we can learn from the life of Christ to refocus our time and our hearts.

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