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Interpretation

Five Historic Sites with Fresh Perspectives on Interpreting Slavery and Freedom

National Trust for Historic Preservation | Posted 04.30.2015 | Education
National Trust for Historic Preservation

Using different approaches, all of the five sites work to spark a dialogue that will lead to understanding and reconciliation.

Opinions Aren't Facts: Math Doesn't Care What you Think

Edward Muzio | Posted 04.08.2015 | Business
Edward Muzio

To say that a mathematical equation is subject to personal approach is to say that opinions are equivalent to facts, rather than being born out of them and destined to return. It's simply not true.

'Fifty Shades of Grey' -- From the Personal to the Political

Jane Simon, M.D. | Posted 05.10.2015 | Women
Jane Simon, M.D.

To turn to the real world, it is not uncommon to find households in which one parent dominates another. The power play in turn impacts the children.

There Is No Place for God in Religious Indoctrination

Sara El-Yafi | Posted 03.10.2015 | World
Sara El-Yafi

As long as we cling onto our indoctrinated identities, this world will be racked with the most insufferable pain, for these identities will forever demarcate our differences when what we need most is to find our common aspirations.

Why The Hell Do I Deserve This?

Yaniv Aviran | Posted 02.18.2015 | Impact
Yaniv Aviran

I don't think I would have had the time to study what I've always wanted, start my own business, travel the world, give lectures in lots of different places and publish a children's book, without knowing that the most limited thing I've got is my time here on earth.

Why Does It Matter to Have Credentialed Medical Interpreters? (Abstract Version)

Louis Provenzano | Posted 04.02.2014 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Co-authored by Eric Candle What is the current landscape of limited English proficiency in the United States? • According to the U.S. Census Bure...

NYPD Sued Over Interpretation

Wall Street Journal | Posted 06.27.2013 | Latino Voices

Wendy Garcia called 911 after she said her boyfriend shoved her and slammed a door on her. She asked for a Spanish-speaker because she spoke little En...

Mirror Mirror on the Wall: The Facts About You

Christine Sachs | Posted 08.06.2012 | Healthy Living
Christine Sachs

Real change doesn't happen in opposition -- it happens in awareness. What might happen if you became aware of your interpretations of your life?

Seeking Truth In A World Of Competing Narratives

William Grassie | Posted 06.30.2012 | Religion
William Grassie

Is there some other way to adjudicate between the competing metanarratives that shape our lives and identities, determining how we think and act, what we hold to be true and good?

Big History: Engaging the New Narrative of Science

William Grassie | Posted 03.26.2012 | Religion
William Grassie

Religionists who deny certain facts of this Big History, who don't understand or accept the scope of the important details of this new unity of knowledge, do great damage.

What The Bible Really Says About Slavery

Greg Carey | Posted 08.22.2011 | Religion
Greg Carey

Slavery stands as the single most contested issue in the history of biblical interpretation in the United States. What did slavery mean in the biblical world, and how did biblical authors respond to it?

Open Letter to Hospital Compliance Officers: Questions to Ask as Standards Enter Pilot Phase

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Louis Provenzano

New and revised Joint Commission requirements for language and interpretation standards took effect this month on a year-long pilot basis for healthca...

State of Oregon First to Adopt National Certification for Medical Interpreters

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The National Board of Certification for Medical Interpreters announced today that the State of Oregon has become the first state in the nation to offi...

Census Bureau Survey Draws Attention to Need for More Proactive Multicultural Approach

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

The release this past week of the Census Bureau's American Community Survey (ACS) makes it clear that America's ethnic makeup is changing much quicker...

Open Letter to Congress: Two Employee Misclassification Bills Deserve Support

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

Two bills recently introduced in Congress take on the issue of employee misclassification which puts companies that properly classify their workers at...

Hospitals Must Overcome Language Barriers to Save Lives, Cut Costs

Louis Provenzano | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Louis Provenzano

More than 60 million people - about one in five legal U.S. residents - speak a language other than English at home, and it's not all Spanish, with mor...

Translating For Dollars

David Isenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
David Isenberg

In my Sep. 14 post I wrote about what I considered to be false accusations against Mission Essential Personnel, which provides translators and interp...

The Bible and Human 'Dominion' Over Animals: Superiority or Responsibility?

Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Kristin M. Swenson, Ph.D.

Part of the story of God's creating the universe in seven days involves creating a cosmos that God made to be good. Human beings must maintain an order that allows each thing to be and do all of what it is and does, animals included.

Göbekli Tepe Complex of Interpretation

Pavel Somov, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Pavel Somov, Ph.D.

Context It's been said that history is written by victors. What hasn't been said - because it is rather self-evident - is that history is written in ...

Health Care: Keep Your Eyes on the Prize

Jim Wallis | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Jim Wallis

We've recently seen the abortion rhetoric really heat up to ridiculous proportions. Those with opposing views are being stereotyped and demonized. And facts are taking a back seat to sound bytes.

Jung's Journal Provides Insight In To Dreams

Psychology Today | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living

Jung describes visions and voyages into the desert, dreams and his frustration at an inability to interpret them....