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Denver Christian High School Seminar Program

time and money….

It has been said that we reveal our heart by the way in which we spend our time and our money.  What does America spend its time and money on?  Examine one aspect of American culture and comment on what … Continue reading

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crime in America….

Follow this link to get an overview of crime in America: http://www.nationmaster.com/country/us-united-states/cri-crime .  Then read this article and look at graphs found in this article:  http://crimepreventionresearchcenter.org/2014/03/comparing-murder-rates-across-countries/ Select one statistic or fact that catches your eye.  What is it?  Why do you think … Continue reading

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iGods: the impact of technology on our spiritual and social lives

Respond to the comments we heard this morning at the January Series.  What did you agree with?  What did you disagree with?  What surprised you?  What made you think?  Use specifics.  Avoid the temptation to jump into text language.  I … Continue reading

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Religion and Culture

At the bottom of the “How Should Christians Respond to Culture?” page there are six articles about various conflicts between religion and culture.  Read one of the articles and then respond to this post.  In one sentence summarize the conflict … Continue reading

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gen z: is this accurate?

As I said in class, this article analyzes generation z a bit harshly in my opinion. Read the article:  http://au.lifestyle.yahoo.com/marie-claire/features/world/article/-/8223607/meet-generation-z/ Respond to it.  Select one specific claim by the author and either support it or refute it with examples from … Continue reading

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starbucks…a springboard

Read this article about Starbucks and what it says about America: http://www.pri.org/stories/business/economic-security/learning-from-starbucks1681.html Then (1) respond to the article.  What did you find interesting? surprising? and (2) imagine a new article that uses the basic title/premise:  What ______________ says about America. … Continue reading

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hunger games: for girls only

Read this blog please… http://www.air1.com/blog/brant/post/2012/03/27/Katniss-and-Her-Friends.aspx …and then respond to this prompt. Do you agree with the writer of the blog?  What do  you think the Hunger Games book/movie and its popularity reveal about American culture?  Why has it been so … Continue reading

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the avengers: boys only

Check out this article… http://movies.yahoo.com/news/avengers-tells-us-american-masculinity-152600217.html …and respond in writing.  What do you think of this article?  Is it accurate?  or completely off base?  Which one of these superheroes best captures who you want to be?  Which one best captures American … Continue reading

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crime statistics: what do they reveal?

Follow this link to get an overview of crime in America: http://www.nationmaster.com/country/us-united-states/cri-crime Select one statistic or fact that catches your eye.  What is it?  Why do you think it catches your eye? To add some perspective, find the sidebar where … Continue reading

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video games: window into our nation?

Follow this link to an article about the best selling video games of 2011. http://www.computerandvideogames.com/332096/best-selling-us-games-of-2011-revealed/ Were you surprised by any of the listings?  Which games have you personally played?  What do the games listed here reveal about American culture?  Be … Continue reading

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