Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; Translation_Entry has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/entry.php on line 14

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_Reader has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 12

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_FileReader has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 120

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_StringReader has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 175

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_CachedFileReader has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 221

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; POMO_CachedIntFileReader has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/pomo/streams.php on line 236

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; WP_Widget_Factory has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/widgets.php on line 544

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Sidebar" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-1". Manually set the id to "sidebar-1" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3676

Notice: register_sidebar was called incorrectly. No id was set in the arguments array for the "Footer" sidebar. Defaulting to "sidebar-2". Manually set the id to "sidebar-2" to silence this notice and keep existing sidebar content. Please see Debugging in WordPress for more information. (This message was added in version 4.2.0.) in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/functions.php on line 3676

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; AboutMeWidget has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-content/themes/Feather/includes/widgets/widget-about.php on line 1

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; AdsenseWidget has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-content/themes/Feather/includes/widgets/widget-adsense.php on line 1

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; AdvWidget has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-content/themes/Feather/includes/widgets/widget-ads.php on line 1

Deprecated: Methods with the same name as their class will not be constructors in a future version of PHP; ETSearchWidget has a deprecated constructor in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-content/themes/Feather/includes/widgets/widget-search.php on line 1

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_styles() expected to be a reference, value given in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 571

Warning: Parameter 1 to wp_default_scripts() expected to be a reference, value given in /services/webpages/t/o/touchingthespirit.ca/public/wp-includes/plugin.php on line 571
Uncategorized | Touching The Spirit

Voice of the Soul, Music of the Heart

Uncategorized

from:THE ENDURING RELEVANCE OF THE HUMANITIES by Meric Gertler, President, University of Toronto, U of T magazine, Summer 2015.

Posted by on Jul 27, 2015 in Uncategorized |

“Why do the humanities matter? the study of philosophy, religion, literature, languages, history, drama, and art engages us in a conversation about what it means to be human. it enables us to think broadly and deeply about our problems and the values that guide us in forging solutions. The humanities foster cross-cultural understanding and engagement. They investigate the meaning of practices, texts and artifacts and thus encourage a critical rethinking of individual happiness and cultural...

Read More