The Perkins Perspective


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Perkins Perspective Spring 2012Spring 2012

Volume 4, Issue 3

In this issue of the Perkins Perspective, you'll read features about

  • MAPS and its support of future health care providers of color
  • A fourth grader's letter to a city councilwoman about poverty and kids
  • Tent City 3's impact on the SPU campus
  • Book reviews
  • And more


Past Issues


Winter 2012Winter 2012
Volume 4, Issue 2


Gentrification; stregthening advsor/student ties to benefit community developemnt; Tent City 3 on the Seattle Pacific University campus; and book reviews.



Autumn 2011Autumn 2011
Volume 4, Issue 1


The church's response to youth violence; the work of a chaplaincy program; poetry from teens; the hip-hop culture since 9/11; and book reviews.



Spring 2011Spring 2011
Volume 3, Issue 3


Missions and America's Native peoples; two important scholars visit Seattle Pacific; reconciliaiton among youth; India; and reviews of Losing My Cool and Pecular Institution.

Winter 2011Winter 2011

Volume 3, Issue 2


Reconciliation and eternity; Urban Plunge; business owners uniting against gang violence; teaching in Cambodia; and reviews of The New Jim Crow and The Soul of Hip Hop.



Autumn 2010Autumn 2010

Volume 3, Issue 1


A book group and The New Jim Crow; Q&A with scholar and hip-hop theologian Daniel Hodges; Cambodia's killing fields; and reviews of Watch This! and The Art of Critical Pedagogy.


Spring 2010Spring 2010
Volume 2, Issue 3


God and suffering; leadership forms and voids; student award given; reconciling with an outlaw past; and reviews of Whatever It Takes, The Hole in Our Gospel, and Freedom's Teacher.


Winter 2010 Winter 2010
Volume 2, Issue 2


Mourning and the big picture; post-apartheid efforts; a young girl's life-changing meeting; a new light shines; and reviews of Sub-Merge and You Can't Say You Can't Play.


Autumn 2009Autumn 2009
Volume 2, Issue 1


The burden of blackness; remembering a leader; D.A.D.S.; Michael Jackson's vision; and reviews of Talking to Stangers and Reflections on The Origin of Proslavery Christianity.


Spring 2009Spring 2009

Volume 1, Issue 3


Reconciliation behind bars; the infamous Tuskegee Study; today's slave trade; adoption and reconciliation; and reviews of The Dangerous Act of Worship and Let Justice Roll Down.


Winter 2009Winter 2009

Volume 1, Issue 2


Birth of a new teacher; an interracial family;the CCDA Student Leadership intensive; photographer Lisa Russell; and a review of Henry's Freedom Box.



Autumn 2008Autumn 2008

Volume 1, Issue 1


Why an e-newsletter from the John Perkins Center at SPU; W.E.B. Du Bois; emerging leaders; the power of "we"; the truth behind short-term missions; and a review of a review O2.

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