_______________________ Email Marisa Dragos: Marisa.firstname.lastname@example.org Follow Currents Magazine on Twitter: @PeppCurrents and Instagram: @currentsmagazine … [Read more...] about Visualizer: What Makes you Feel Close to God?
Pictured: Cecily Breeding. Photo illustration by Anastasia Condolon Ancient civilizations possessed something modern cultures appear to be missing — a steady awareness of the divine. The world is not only becoming increasingly secularized, but people are growing more anxious, isolated and depressed than ever previously reported. One third of Americans regularly experience … [Read more...] about Finding Spiritual Rest in an Anxious World
Photo by Cecily BreedingDear Reader,Faith is all around us. It affects Netflix binges, global geopolitics, meme culture and, of course, education. Pepperdine stakes its identity in the idea that education isolated from faith is incomplete. Now, scholars and critics increasingly realize that the sequestration of values from education makes for a fragmented worldview. Deep … [Read more...] about Faith Edition: Letter From The Editor
Photo by Cecily Breeding Dear reader, Less than 5 percent of my high school graduating class left the state of Michigan for college. I went the farthest. When I told them that my destination was California, their eyes widened as they mentally compared a brutal Detroit winter with Christmas on the beach. When I arrived in California, I soon experienced the dejected … [Read more...] about Letter From The Editor – Currents Magazine Fall 2015
Photos by Safeena Padder Senior David Hutchinson won’t be heading home to San Diego for Thanksgiving; instead, he will be adventuring to Kenya to film a documentary that will feature students at Made in the Streets, an organization formed with the purpose of rescuing children from living on the streets in Nairobi, Kenya. Hutchinson got the idea for the documentary after … [Read more...] about Film Features Kenyan Students