What I’m Reading – 3/3/17

Below are some of the articles and books I’ve read recently that you may enjoy checking out.

  • The White Umbrella: Walking with Survivors of Sex Trafficking, (Mary Frances Bowley) — This is an accessible but powerful book on the evils of sex trafficking, which shares the perspective of those who have experienced it. If you haven’t learned about this great evil in our world, this is an excellent place to start!
  • “The New Gods: Reforging Harvard Divinity School,” (Drew C. Pendergrass) — “Just past its 200th year, the [Harvard] Divinity School must now grapple with questions of identity as its faculty and student body move ever further from its original Christian purpose.”
  • “Record STD rates drive syphilis in newborns,” (Anna Gorman, CNN) — “The Central Valley — a vast agricultural and mostly low-income swath of California — has seen an unprecedented spike in congenital syphilis over the last few years. It’s part of an overall rise in syphilis and other sexually transmitted diseases across California and the nation.”