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Autumn 2006 | Volume 29, Number 4 | Books, Film & Music

Fiction on a Small Canvas
A new volume edited by Bret Lott (pictured above) celebrates the best in Christian short stories — and leads off with a creation of Mary Kenagy, managing editor of Image, and an SPU adjunct professor of writing. Short stories, says Kenagy, provide a unique and rewarding way to think things through.

New Christmas CD From SPU

Johnny Cash, Veteran Musicians Ponder the Almighty

In a new interview with The Nativity Story's screenwriter Mike Rich, Jeffrey Overstreet asks about the challenges of adapting the beloved Christmas story for the big screen.



Beyond Intellectual Mastery
President Philip Eaton offers a more complete view of education: Learning is “a bigger story than our own little pieces of intellectual mastery.”

Advising Future Physicians
In 2006, SPU achieved a 100 percent medical school acceptance rate through its unique, longtime approach to “shepherding” premed students.

A “Determined Quiet”
Alumna of the Year Lora Jones ’43 proves one person can change the world. Her life exemplifies ardent faith through war, life on a prison farm, and faithfully preaching the gospel.

Goodwill Goalkeeping
Star soccer player Marcus Hahnemann ’93 wins fans in Europe, and represents America in the 2006 World Cup.

My Response
Principal and SPU doctoral student Karol Pulliam considers the classroom implications of John Medina’s 12 brain rules.

Back-Cover Art
Class of 2000 alumna Anne Faith Nicholls gives Response readers a “Page One Examination.”

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