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“On Point” appearance – December 12, 2013

I was deeply honored to be invited to appear on “On Point” with Tom Ashbrook for a show entitled “Remembering the Newtown Tragedy, One Year Later.”  Listen to the show here. Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share via Reddit … Continue reading

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Testimony Submitted to CT’s Bipartisan Taskforce on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety

Earlier today I submitted the following testimony to Connecticut’s Bipartisan Tasforce on Gun Violence and Children’s Safety. Their hearing on reducing gun violence takes place at the Legislative Office Building in Hartford tomorrow (1-28-13). I’ll be there all day and … Continue reading

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Instead of Rifles: Reflections on American Violence

    “Wishing I could make you / love you / enough / to carry you / instead of rifles.”  The band is the Cornel West Theory from Washington, DC. The piece, from their 2009 album Second Rome is called “Rifles.” … Continue reading

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The Spiritual Challenge of Newtown

I had the great honor of being invited to participate in this dialogue on the spiritual challenges of the Newtown massacre on National Public Radio’s “On Point.” Bookmark on Delicious Digg this post share via Reddit Share with Stumblers Share … Continue reading

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What Does the World Require of Us?

In the midst of news reports, candle-light vigils, politicians and clergy speaking words of comfort, conversations with loved-ones and with strangers, advice from trauma specialists, lists of what to say to kids in the aftermath of unspeakable violence; in the … Continue reading

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