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Winter 2006 | Volume 29, Number 1 | Books & Film

The Gospel According to Miller
On December 1, Donald Miller’s arrival on campus was eagerly anticipated by students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Author of best-selling book, Blue Like Jazz, he tells SPU students that “engaging the culture is not rocket science.”

Inspired in Santa Fe: SPU’s First M.F.A. Students Guided by Great Writers and Artists

In a new monthly online column, “Response onScreen,” Response writer and film critic Jeffrey Overstreet ventures into contemporary cinema in hopes of catching a glimpse of something beautiful and true.

In the column’s debut, Overstreet reviews the strengths and weaknesses of recent big-screen tributes to Johnny Cash, Truman Capote, and Edward R. Murrow. Watch for upcoming commentary on Woody Allen’s Match Point, Terrence Malick’s The New World, and Steven Spielberg’s Munich.



A Conversion of the Imagination
2014: A Blueprint for Excellence shows "Seattle Pacific will be a place that knows and understands what's going on in the world, and it will be a place that embraces the Christian story," says President Philip Eaton. [President]

Katrina's Call
SPU professors, graduate students, and staff help with hurricane relief efforts on the Gulf Coast and on SPU's campus. [Campus]

Allowing Scripture to Transform Our Lives
Kerry Dearborn, associate professor of theology, contributes introductions and study notes to the Renovaré Spiritual Study Bible. [Faculty]

Quality Always
Alumni of the Year, Kathi and Jerry Teel, live out their Vitamilk Diary slogan, "Quality Always," in all areas of their lives. [Alumni]

Field Goals
Courted by Division I soccer teams while in high school, stand-out Falcon forward, Sarah Martinez, hits goals on and off the field. [Athletics]

My Response
John Perkins writes a letter to Seattle Pacific about God's grace during and after Hurricane Katrina.

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