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On Lamentation
Originally Posted: 07/25/2012 - 12:41pm | Type: Blog

We cannot and will not lament our powerlessness. We need to learn how. You can search the internet and find post after post about the shootings in Aurora, Colo. Rightly so. We� ...

Clinging to Christ in Compounded Grief
Originally Posted: 07/25/2012 - 12:09pm | Type: Blog

“It was like a scene out of a movie.” I’ve heard that phrase a few too many times in the past month. “It was like a scene out of a movie.” I’ve heard that phrase a few too ma ...

Mary Magdalene, the Massacre in Our Town, and Defiant Alleluias
Originally Posted: 07/24/2012 - 8:59am | Type: Blog

To sing praise to God amid destruction and violence is to simply put evil in it’s place. It’s to draw a line and say here and no further. For the devil surely hates the sound of alleluia. ...

Is Gun Control a Religious Issue?
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 5:06pm | Type: Blog

Of all the controversies that have followed in the bloody wake of the July 20 shooting rampage in Aurora, Colo., few have provided such a clarifying insight into the moral tensions and contradictions in Americ ...

Aurora Worshippers Seek Solace, Guidance After Movie Theater Shooting
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 2:21pm | Type: Blog

Worshippers in Aurora, Colo., rocked by the July 20 mass shooting flocked to church Sunday, seeking solace within their faith communities. AURORA, Colo.—Worshippers in this city ...

In Wake of Aurora Shootings, Mayor Bloomberg Challenges Candidates on Gun Control
Originally Posted: 07/23/2012 - 11:36am | Type: Blog

ThinkProgress reports on Mayor Bloomberg's comments on the subject of gun control. ThinkProgress reports on Mayor Bloomberg's comments on the subject of gun cont ...