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Pointe Churches

I have observed, locally and nationally, that the term "Pointe" is frequently appearing as part of the names of evangelical churches. Does anyone have an explanation?

Seminar: Interreligious Responses to the Settlement House Movement, 1880-1924

Boston Seminar on Modern American Society and Culture

Massachusetts Historical Society

Tuesday, April 25, 2017, 5:15 PM

Anne M. Blankenship, North Dakota State University

Interreligious Responses to the Settlement House Movement, 1880-1924

Comment: Kristen Petersen, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences

New Issue of Common-place Journal on Care and Dependence in Early America

At a moment when Americans are deeply divided about the role of care, and the obligations we owe to those who need it, the new Common-place (17.2) brings together a group of scholars whose work asks us to think about how age and illness have shaped the possibilities for individual and communal identity in early America.