Gregory the Great: Active Contemplative

I ran across an insightful article by Chris Armstrong in an old (2008) Christianity Today on Gregory the Great (540 -604), Spirituality for Busy People.  Armstrong writes that Gregory longed to be a monk and to devote himself to quiet contemplation, but felt obliged...

Moral Decision Making: Neurological Perspectives

Ronald Bailey at Reason.com reports on a conference on the neurological aspects of ethics and morality, sponsored by the Potomac Institute for Policy Studies. Of particular interest is Bailey’s summary of a paper by Gregory Berns on the location within the brain...

De Pree Center Conference

Last weekend I attended the conference put on by the Max De Pree Center for Leadership and found it to be excellent — very worthwhile.  The discussions focused on applying the approach to leadership advocated by Max De Pree, and included two articulate...