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Saupe, Karen

Overview
Works: 42 works in 47 publications in 2 languages and 222 library holdings
Genres: Poetry  Biography 
Roles: Author
Classifications: PR2061.M38, 821.1080351
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Karen Saupe
Middle English Marian lyrics by Karen Saupe( Book )
6 editions published between 1996 and 1998 in English and English, Middle and held by 181 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Speaking of faith [Inner Compass no. 1112] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
After Krista Tippett graduated from seminary, she noticed a hole in the media. There was finally plenty of religion coverage, but the simplicity of the reports drove her to launch a public radio interview show, "Speaking of faith" (now titled "On being"). Tippett explains how she helps her guests reveal the complexities of their beliefs and values
Navigating conflict [Inner Compass no. 1108] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
What is your tendency when you see conflict coming, run and hide? Tackle it head-on? Bob Hall, founder of Learning to Live with Conflict, Inc., looks beyond winning and losing to suggest ways the very presence of conflict can help us learn and grow together
A faith-based community organizing story [Inner Compass no. 1307] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
At a time of life when most people would be relaxing into retirement, Vern Hoffman started up a faith-based justice organization that now involves hundreds in his city. Focusing on aspects where change is most possible, the Micah Center has seen some exciting results. Hear the story, which now includes Jordan Bruxvoort, the young man Hoffman selected to carry on the charge
Rootedness beyond skin-deep [Inner Compass no. 1308] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
When called upon to define who we are, not many think to mention our land and neighbors. But it wasn't always that way. Willie Jennings, Associate Professor of Theology and Black Church Studies at Duke Divinity School, invites a return to the rootedness that communities used to enjoy. His book The Christian Imagination: Theology and the Origins of Race, suggests connections should grow from shared spaces--not shared attributes such as skin color--and that Christians need to be modeling this
African solutions for African problems [Inner Compass no. 1017] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
People across Africa were actually living well until European colonialists took control of the natural resources to enhance their own wealth. Now that the occupiers are gone, new governments are still sending wealth offshore, into personal foreign bank accounts! Economist, George Ayittey, president of the Free Africa Foundation and author of Africa unchained, the blueprint for Africa's future, shares his ideas for how Africa can take control of its own riches, starting in the village square
Making globalization work [Inner Compass no. 1122] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
As the world's markets become more intermingled, we see new kinds of foods on our grocery shelves and hear new accents in our business calls. But we also lose domestic jobs as they are moved to other countries, where workers now get their first taste of middle class living. Is it possible to grow economies and improve living conditions for one population without hurting another? John Tiemstra of the Calvin College economics department describes the moral choices that shape globalized trade
The good life [Inner Compass no. 1104] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
You may long for the latest gadget or fashion, more because of the image it projects than for any other reason. Where do those images come from? Calvin College philosophy professor Jamie Smith, author of Desiring the Kingdom: worship, worldview, and cultural formation, says our idea of "the good life" reveals a lot about us
Racial harmony in the city [Inner Compass no. 1306] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In some cities, pockets of serenity can be found where people of many races find themselves mingling and enjoying each other's presence.Yale sociologist Elijah Anderson, author of The Cosmopolitan Canopy: Race and Civility in Everyday Life, has studied these public spaces and shares what they reveal about us and our hope as a society
Moral injuries in war [Inner Compass no. 1204] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
We know that soldiers can be injured physically, or suffer from post-traumatic stress disorder. But there's a third kind of injury that results when soldiers engage in actions that violate their own moral principles; it's known as "moral injury." Herman Keizer, chaplain for the U.S. Army for over 40 years, tells about a movement seeking to change how the military regards and addresses injuries to the conscience
What's so funny, exploring humor [Inner Compass no. 1202] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Someone walking onto a stage trips and falls. Half the audience laughs, half doesn't and they're even angry at the first half for laughing! Why do people respond so differently to humor, puns, and jokes? Calvin College psychology professor Paul Moes explains what happens in our brains and our relationships when we share a laugh
Life as the Dutch prime minister [Inner Compass no. 1206] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
What would it be like to live in a Prime Minister's mansion built by your own ancestors, meet with the queen once a week, and work out your decisions with the help of a cabinet made of three different political parties? Jan Peter Balkenende talks about the challenges and successes he experienced as Prime Minister of the Netherlands from 2002 to 2010
Wikipedia, Internet democracy [Inner Compass no. 1012] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Wikipedia began with the goal of distributing a free, high-quality encyclopedia to every person on the planet. This internet project, written collaboratively by volunteers in over 260 languages, is now over 10 times larger than Encyclopedia Britannica. Founder Jimmy Wales considers how the project is meeting its many ideals
Restoring hearts in Iraq [Inner Compass no. 1309] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
In Iraq, the alarming rate of children born with birth defects is actually opening doors to collaborations that never existed before. Jeremy Courtney & Cody Fisher, co-founders of the Preemptive Love Coalition, describe their adventures bringing together foreign doctors and sick children with some amazing results. Along the way, they've found that the hearts that have changed most have been their own
Transforming troubled schools [Inner Compass no. 1115] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
A factory still using production systems from the 1950s would not make sense in today's technological world. Unfortunately, some K-12 schools still use decades-old educational techniques and policies. School turnaround specialist Sajan George describes progressive technologies and approaches currently under consideration to turn around troubled school districts
The power of writing [Inner Compass no. 1020] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
We hear about prisoners, but not so often from prisoners. When bestselling novelist Wally Lamb (She's come undone, I know this much is true) tried his hand at teaching prisoners to write, he had no idea how many lives would be impacted. Hear how their compelling personal stories were published after considerable opposition from the prison
A bolder approach to education [Inner Compass no. 1210] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Stories of failing schools are all too common, schools that look and feel like prisons, with teachers who fear losing their jobs if they don't stay focused on test scores. But there are also many public schools that have learned how to help any student succeed, no matter how poor or disadvantaged. New York University urban sociologist Pedro Noguera, co-chair of the public policy group Broader Bolder Approach to Education, shares what we can learn from schools that have excelled in dire circumstances
Ethics of young adult literature [Inner Compass no. 1005] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Scowling cheerleaders and thirsty vampires beckon from the Young Adult bookshelves. How can concerned parents evaluate what their kids are reading? Newbery Honor-winning author Gary Schmidt of the Calvin College English department suggests ways to judge a book other than by its cover
Engaging with art [Inner Compass no. 1109] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
When artists create, how much consideration should they give to their audience? And, when viewers approach artwork, is it more important to respond to the piece first or to read the printed artist's statement? Sheila Wyne, a visual artist from Anchorage, Alaska whose work has been installed permanently in public spaces and in several museum collections, describes how to engage with a piece of art, and how a visually literate community fosters the evolution of art
Creative farming [Inner Compass no. 1212] ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
"Organic is just the beginning: why stop there?" asks Joel Salatin, entrepreneur and owner of Polyface Farm in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia, known for its unique approach to sustainable farming. His home-made inventions rely on creative problem-solving and hi-tech materials to gain the most wholesome use of his land and livestock. Featured in Food, Inc. and Omnivore's Dilemma, Salatin sums it up with his latest book title, Folks, This Ain't Normal: A Farmer's Advice for Happier Hens, Healthier People, and a Better World
 
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