Wired Word (Adult Study) Archive

A study class for adults that meets Sunday Mornings at 9 a.m. in the Chapel around topical issues. Please download the weekly link below to prepare for the class discussion. (pdf file)


May 21, 2017

U.S. AG Sessions Orders Tougher Prison Sentences


May 14, 2017

In Ireland, Blasphemy Investigation of Stephen Fry Launched, Then Dropped, Over Comments About God


May 7, 2017

Paint Shop Owner Sues Trump and Votes for Him


April 30, 2017

American Aid Worker Released From Egyptian Prison Thanks to U.S. Efforts



April 23, 2017

Following Violent Removal of Legally Seated Passenger, United and Two Other Airlines Change Policies


April 16, 2017

Easter Sunday


April 9, 2017

New Map Is Paradigm Shift for Boston School Kids


April 2, 2017

Gaza Strip Killing Raises Middle East Tensions


March 26, 2017

Planets Possibly Life-Friendly Found Orbiting Nearby Star


March 19, 2017

Have Become More Comfortable With Women in Power — With Some Exceptions


March 12, 2017

House Considers Replacement Health Bill


March 5, 2017

Wrong Best Picture Announced at Academy Awards


February 26, 2017

Survey Says 24 Percent of Americans Observe Lent


February 19, 2017

Oroville Dam Spillway Failure Leads to Short-Notice Evacuation for Thousandsarth Is Making Its Own Water From Scratch


February 12, 2017

Earth Is Making Its Own Water From Scratch


February 5, 2017

President’s Executive Order Suspends Immigration From Seven Countries


January 29, 2017

Christians Face Daily Battle With Satan, Says Pope Francis


January 22, 2017

United States Inaugurates 45th President


January 15, 2017



January 8, 2017


January 1, 2017  No Class


December 18, 2016 Santa Shares a Deeply Human Moment Granting a Child’s Final Wish
December 11, 2016 China Launches System to Reward or Blacklist Citizens, Based on Their Behavior
December 4, 2016 For Some Cubans, Fidel Castro’s Death Doesn’t Signal
November 27, 2016 “Grandma’s Accidental Thanksgiving Invitation to Wrong Teen Is Serendipitous for New Friendship
November 20, 2016 “Leonard Cohen, Writer of Song ‘Hallelujah,’ Dies at 82
November 13, 2016 Churches Offer Vigils, Prayer Services and Open Communion During Election Process
November 6, 2016 6.6-Magnitude Earthquake Rocks Central Italy
October 23, 2016 Cubs vs. Indians: Long World Series Drought Soon to End for One
October 23, 2016 The Democratic Process: We Talk, Argue, Campaign, March, Vote; We Don’t Firebomb
October 16, 2016 Nobel Prize in Economics Awarded to Two Professors for Work on Contracts
October 9, 2016 Class material not available
October 2, 2016 Pressure to Publish Incentivizes Bad Science — With Consequences for Us All
September 25, 2016 Footballer Kaepernick Continues Protest, Kneeling During National Anthem
September 18, 2016 Standing Rock Sioux and Other Tribes’ Protest of Dakota Access Pipeline Temporarily Halts Construction
September 11, 2016 Jacob’s Hope’: Porch Lights Burn All Weekend in Memory of Minnesota Boy Abducted in 1989; Remains Just Found
September 4, 2016 EpiPen Producer Says High Price Is Necessary for Low-Cost Product Because System Is ‘Broken’
August 28, 2016 ‘God Prepared My Heart’ Said Olympian Who Helped Fallen Competitor
August 21, 2016 Deadly Louisiana Flood Damages Thousands of Homes
August 14, 2016 Refugee Team Competes in 2016 Olympics
August 7, 2016 A Special Day Turns Into an ‘Unspeakable Tragedy
July 31, 2016 Driverless Cars Demand Ethical Thinking by Humans
July 24, 2016 China to Become a Christian Nation? Not If, but When, Says Commentator
July 17, 2016 Black Shooter Targets White Police Officers in Deadliest Day for Police Since 9/11
July 10, 2016 Elie Wiesel, Auschwitz Survivor and Witness for Those Who Perished in the Holocaust, Dies at 87
July 3, 2016 UK Decision to Withdraw from European Union Rocks Global Markets
June 26, 2016 Resettlers OK’d to Move Into Japanese Town Evacuated After Nuclear Plant Meltdown
May 29, 2016 Chair for Study of Atheism Established at University of Miami
May 22, 2016 Pastors’ Wives Visit a Strip Club
May 15, 2016 Study Finds Nearly 90 Percent of Americans Have Prayed for Healing
May 8, 2016 Bono and Eugene Peterson Team Up for Documentary on Praying the Psalms
May 1, 2016 Ringling Retires All Its Elephants
April 24, 2016 Bono and Eugene Peterson Team Up for Documentary on Praying the Psalms
April 17, 2016 Ahead at Masters, Jordan Spieth’s Game Unravels Over Three-Hole Stretch

April 10, 2016              “Mississippi Religious Freedom Bill Becomes Law


April 3, 2016 Religion Has a Positive Role in a Violent World

March 27, 2016            Easter Sunday, no meeting


March 20, 2016           “Study Links Burnout and Depression


March 13, 2016           “Email Inventor Ray Tomlinson Dies at 74


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