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Death in Manchester

(From European Press Agency , via BBC News, used w/o permission.) (“Thousands attended a vigil in Manchester earlier” (BBC News) Manchester is England’s second-largest urban center, in terms of population. At around 10:30 Monday night, something like 21,000 folks — … Continue reading

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Anger and Whitewashed Tombs

There’s a lot of anger online these days. Derogatory epithets1 getting spat back and forth on some social media give me that impression, anyway. Getting angry is one thing. Staying angry is another. Hurling insults — brings me to part … Continue reading

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Deciding Who Dies

Death at a Bible study back in 2015, and at Fort Lauderdale airport last week, has been in the news. It’s probably not as exciting as what glitterati were wearing and saying at the Golden Globe Awards; but I figured … Continue reading

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Hate, Justice, Forgiveness

Islamic centers in California got hate mail recently. At least one of the letters was addressed “To the Children of Satan,” and started with “You muslims [!] are a vile and filthy people….”1 Details are new, but the attitude is … Continue reading

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