Ep. 2: Chris Blake

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Chris Blake - bio photoIn this episode, Jeff Boyd interviews Chris Blake, who is an English and communications professor at Union College in Lincoln, Nebraska (United States). Before teaching at Union, Chris was the editor of Insight magazine from 1986 to 1993. Chris has served as the president of the Adventist English Association, and he is the sponsor of the UC Amnesty-Tiny Hands International Club. His bestselling book Searching for a God to Love has been translated into four languages. Currently, Chris is the Chair of the Lincoln Interfaith Peacemaking Coalition. And he enjoys playing disc golf.

Show Notes (Recorded March 2016)

1:50 Peace class at Union College

Selected textbooks: All Quiet on the Western Front, Beautiful Souls, Oscar Romero, War is a Force That Gives Us Meaning, and The Promise of Peace

7:30 Ten Thousand Acts of Peace (event in Lincoln, NE)

One Billion Acts of Peace



16:05 Union College Peace Week

 Call for Peace (Adventist Statement)

Themes for four days of Peace Week: Dialogue, Justice, Forgiveness, Reconciliation

Article: “Build Your Own Peace Week” (Chris Blake, Journal of Adventist Education, Summer 2013, 43-45).

23:00 A Sanctuary for Conversation: Listening, Loving, and Learning

Open Dialogue Resources

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MUSIC: “Green Fields” by Scott Holmes, via Free Music Archive.

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