Monthly Archives: April 2013

“Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that.”

– Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Response to Boston Marathon Bombings

Regardless of where or how we are situated with respect to Boston, Watertown the Boston marathon, geographically and emotionally, almost all of us, what can I do?

It strikes me that in fact, there is so much we can do, as we see the recent events in Boston as a part of a phenomenon in whose midst we live-the cycle of violence and retribution or as Biblical scholar Walter Wink calls it, the “myth of redemptive violence.” Continue reading

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