Mirriam-Webster’s Word of the Day today is gambit, which originally is a term in chess. Mirriam-Webster says, “In 1656, a chess handbook was published that was said to have almost […]
The adjective protean (pronounced pro-ti-ǝn) means “readily assuming different forms or characters; extremely variable,” or “changeable in shape or form, as an amoeba,” according to www.dictionary.com. It can also mean […]
In this conversation, Fryberger discusses the books that make her want to write, her process of reading scripture and how it informs her writing, the origin of her book’s title and some of the collection’s stories, and some basic writing tips.
The word today is potentate, which means “a person who possesses great power, as a sovereign, monarch, or ruler.” According to www.etymonline.com, it enters the language “c. 1400, from Old […]
Word of the Day: Aphorism An aphorism is, according to Mirriam-Webster, “a concise statement of a principle; a terse formulation of a truth or sentiment” or “an ingeniously terse style […]
Measure: this is one of those interesting words in English that is both a noun and a verb. I am pretty sure that today we use it more often as […]
In this interview, Lyssa Henry speaks to Dr. Amber James about her experiences at SWU as a student and a teacher, about her directing musicals both this year and last year, about her exciting summer trip to Germany, her life working in New York City, and the importance of music in everyday life and her life specifically.
In this second part of our conversation, Summers talks more about that experience and the great things God is doing in the Wesleyan Church regarding immigration. We also discuss how her own ministry has been encouraged and strengthened by her husband’s ministry and what she thinks gets taken for granted about people in ministry.
I had the chance to talk with Prof. Summers last month, and in this first part of our interview, we discuss why she same to SWU, what she learned from her time Wesley Seminary, and why she’s excited about the new Immerse curriculum she’s using in her New Testament survey.
There are several definitions for justice: the quality of being just; righteousness, equitableness, or moral rightness: to uphold the justice of a cause. rightfulness or lawfulness, as of a claim […]
In the final part of my interview with recent Southern Wesleyan Honors graduate Dynestee Fields, we discuss the technical aspects of her documentary “The Voice of the Chicken” as well as what her next project will be.
In this second part of the interview we cover the ramifications of Dynestee’s documentary, we’ll learn about how chickens are genetically modified, the odd place chickens occupy in the discussion of animal rights, how Hurricane Katrina gave chicken advocates unexpected information, how female and male chickens differ, what happens when you show a documentary about chickens to a chicken, and which on-screen talking heads in “The Voice of the Chicken” voice values that best match and clash with Dynestee’s own.