Ethics and Religion Talk: Are Ethicists Ethical?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 11-21-2022 under OPINION

Ethics and Religion Talk is seeking new members of the panel of clergy. We prefer individuals who serve congregations, but will consider those with administrative or academic positions. Applicants should have strong writing skills and be willing to...

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Ethics and Religion Talk: Do Your Clergy Study Philosophy?

by (Rabbi David J.B...)

Submitted 10-12-2022 under OPINION

Fred Stella, the Pracharak (Outreach Minister) for the West Michigan Hindu Temple, responds: “By all means. I would not have been ordained if I was not well schooled in philosophy. But I want to make one thing clear. Often, when westerners use...

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Catalyst Radio: Center for Inquiry, an organization for critical thinking

by (Catalyst Radio)

Submitted 11-19-2010 under NONPROFITS

Jennifer Beahan joins us on air to explain the goals of Center for Inquiry. Although based in Grand Rapids and with a small staff of two, CFI actually serves all of Michigan, organizing events in Muskegon, Detroit and many more cities...

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Asking Grand Rapids the 'Moral Ground' question

by (mlesert)

Submitted 10-11-2010 under LOCAL LIFE

Do we have a moral or ethical responsibility to preserve the planet for the future? This question is at the heart of a new book, "Moral Ground: Ethical Action for a Planet in Peril," and a series of town hall meetings taking place across the nation...

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Invisible Curators and Ready Partners

by (pwitt)

Submitted 09-21-2010 under OPINION

"As long as art is the beauty parlor of civilization, neither art nor civilization is secure." - John Dewey “Art as Experience” 1934This quote by the American philosopher John Dewey calls upon us to recognize the inherently political nature of art:...

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