Archives for December, 2011

Boorse Leads Report on Climate Change and Poverty

This week, Dorothy Boorse, associate professor of biology, travelled to Washington D.C., to launch a new report she helped author on climate change and poverty. The report, “Loving the Least of These: Addressing a Changing Environment,” was initiated by the National Association of Evangelicals and the result of a collaboration with other scientists and leaders.  “The issue can be confusing in Read full article »

Advent and Ministry: Scholars in the Public Square

This week, two Gordon professors had articles appear in mainstream publications. Timothy Sherratt, professor of political science, offers an advent reflection on political power and divine weakness. See his article in Capital Commentary here.   Paul Borthwick, adjunct professor of Christian Ministries, wrote in Decision Magazine about sowing the seeds of the Gospel. Read his article "Everyday Witnesses" here. Read full article »

The Manliest Man

Professor of social work James W. Trent's forthcoming book, The Manliest Man: Samuel G. Howe and the Contours of Nineteenth-Century American Reform, was recently selected as the lead book in the University of Massachusetts's Spring/Summer 2012 catalog. The book, which focuses on the social reform efforts of Samuel G. Howe (1801-1876) in antebellum America, is scheduled for publication in July Read full article »