Inspired by this post from the archives of The Well (InterVarsity’s ministry to women in academia and the professions), I recently took a mini-‘retreat’ in the midst of my current summer season of being at home, preparing for a family wedding and working on my thesis in the midst of planning and errands.
Mark Surey writes on the importance of listening:
I have seldom met a scholar who is not fascinated by and excited about his or her field of study. That level of interest, combined with the God-given capacity to contribute, to a large extent forms the basis for a call to scholarship. It really helps if we both want and are able to do something.
Concluding his 3-part series on listening, Bruno Medeiros examines the communal context in which the Parable of the Sower comes to have transformative meaning for attentive disciples.
Continuing his series on listening, Bruno Medeiros sees sparks of creativity and imagination flying when Jesus' disciples ask for insight into the Parable of the Sower.
Bruno Medeiros, a social psychologist at Cambridge, reflects on the importance of being deeply attentive to the world that we study.