10.17
Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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nuns at the beach

Why are nuns so physically and emotionally healthy during old age? An anthropologist lives in a convent and discovers how the social and linguistic practices of nuns positively affect their experiences in terms of aging. You don’t have to live in a convent to do the things that keep nuns healthy and happy: Why do nuns outlive the rest of us?

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10.29
Going on: Why a Theologian Can Never Retire

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Hauerwas

After teaching Theology at Notre Dame and Duke for 45 years, Stanley Hauerwas is retiring, and yet, he explains, a theologian can never really retire. “The work of theology is never really done. That is good news. The work of theology can never be done alone. That is even better news.” Read the whole thing at Religion and Ethics here: Going on: Why a Theologian Can Never Retire

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