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Neo-Orthodoxy Today from Historical Legacy

Neo-Orthodoxy Today from Historical Legacy

Introduction   Today, we hear stories of Orthodox Judaism, and in this recent article from The Chronicle of Higher Education, we learn that ‘new orthodoxy’ is a ‘thing’. Image: Online story, Sylvia Goodman. ‘Alternative’ or ‘Sham’? Yeshiva U. Created a New LGBTQ...

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Historical Amnesia and Uncovering School History

Historical Amnesia and Uncovering School History

Schools and education policy   “It has become commonplace to remark that historians of education have become less interested in schools and schooling, and more interested in a wider range of educational institutions, not to mention education that takes place...

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Mitt Romney Thesis and Evangelicalism

Mitt Romney Thesis and Evangelicalism

David French’s article in The Atlantic (October 14, 2022) is an interesting analysis on 'The Trump' phenomena. French connects Trumpism to the Mitt Romney martyr thesis on events of 2012, and, behind that pattern of behaviour, a right-wing version of American...

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Strong-Intellectual Rhetoric in Petitions

Strong-Intellectual Rhetoric in Petitions

There is some concern that in petitioning governments that we should avoid strong-intellectual language. The contrary argument is as follows:     Masking political realism in the community has been the way governments have put it over us when they wish to...

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Here Comes the Rain Again…

Here Comes the Rain Again…

  Here Comes the Rain Again Eurythmics Here comes the rain againFalling on my head like a memoryFalling on my head like a new emotionI want to walk in the open windI want to talk like lovers doWant to dive into your oceanIs it raining with you? So, baby, talk to...

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