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What We Read: A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix

Review of A Failure of Nerve: Leadership in the Age of the Quick Fix   by Edwin H. Friedman  Review by Skyler Jay Keiter-Massefski  A Failure of Nerve is Edwin Friedman’s seminal work, diagnosing problems of imaginative gridlock and chronic anxiety in American leadership at every level and proposing a different course for leadership founded upon self-differentiation and a … Read more

What We Read: The Cross and the Lynching Tree

“Can the cross redeem the lynching tree? Can the lynching tree liberate the cross and make it real in American history (161)?” Through theological, historical, and literary analysis, these are the central questions that James Cone explores and attempts to answer throughout The Cross and the Lynching Tree. Beginning with the assertion that the lynching … Read more