Eric Asp

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Letter from the Editor

November 23, 2011

Dear Readers, The term “Arab Spring” has always felt ominous to me rather than optimistic. After all, we all know what happened after the short-lived Prague Spring of 1968, which was brutally squashed. As I write this in November, 2011, we read… Read more

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The Accidental Leader Questions for Amsterdam50

November 19, 2011

Eric Asp, pastor at Amsterdam50, discusses the struggles of unexpected leadership in the answers to questions from Arseh Sevom. ” When the founder of the project first left, I was asked, together with another young leader from the church, to step… Read more

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Contributors

November 9, 2011

Amal Hamidallah-van Hees (A Letter to an Iranian Woman from Her Arab Friend) is the director of Bridging the Gulf Foundation for human security in the Gulf region. Van Hees has a long history of working in the field of democracy, agency and… Read more

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Killing the Church by Networking

March 9, 2011

There are established formulas for church growth which are widely understood and discussed within the Christian community. However, one church in Amsterdam, the Netherlands, challenges many of these assumptions with its counter-intuitive approach to… Read more

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Contributors

March 10, 2011

Avery Oslo (Creating the Impossible: The Invisible Network of Britain’s Activist Subculture) began ethnographic research on Scottish Road Protest Culture in 2004. As a part of this research, she has lived with environmental activists on-and-off… Read more

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