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Entries from January 2004

my cultural inheritance: white, gay, and christian

January 27th, 2004 by Jason · Comments Off on my cultural inheritance: white, gay, and christian

A series of men responded to the want-ad my mother placed in Outfront, Denver’s gay and lesbian newspaper, looking for an intelligent, good looking man who was willing to be a sperm donor. However, my father was not found through the ad, but was referred to my mom through a mutual acquaintance. Michael Taylor, my […]

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cultural assumptions underlying language and action

January 11th, 2004 by Jason · No Comments

I’m continuing to read through American Cultural Patterns which I first blogged about here Here’s my thoughts from chapters 3 and 4. For Americans language is largely a tool to convey information. Since it is only a tool we generally believe it can be translated into another language without significantly altering its meaning. The idea […]

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american cultural patterns

January 9th, 2004 by Jason · Comments Off on american cultural patterns

I’ve started up a new semester at Fuller. Which means the days of reading what I want are gone for a while. This semester I’m taking my second round of Hebrew and Theology of Multiculturalism. For the latter class we’re reading American Cultural Patterns: A cross-cultural perspective It looks at how many of our basic […]

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