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CITY AS PLAYGROUND

Exploring the unique promise of cities as places of human spiritual and social flourishing.

Traditioned Innovation: Upside Down Hospitality

Dr. Richard Beck – Author, blogger, and professor of psychology at Abilene Christian University – joins the City as Playground podcast to discuss the psychology of why we get so stuck in our tribal ruts. 

He suggests that an often overlooked Saint, Therese of Lisieux, offers a simple, yet profound way of finding ourselves swept up in a God of hospitality, who turns all our expectations on their heads.

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Traditioned Innovation: An Introduction

With the beginning of the new year, 2021 brings plenty of uncertainty along with it. How do we approach this new and uncertain future? How do we seek long-term change in our world’s cities, when we don’t even know what will happen tomorrow?

Could it be that the deepest resources of our traditions hold the key to some of most promising current-day innovations?

 
In this series, Traditioned Innovation, Leadership Foundations explores how we bring to light and make use of the wisdom of our traditions in our new and innovative ways to meet the most urgent challenges of our modern urban world. 

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