152 Innocents, Marked for Death

by the Editorial Board in the NY Times of 4/13/15. Should we continue the death penalty when 152 on death row have been exonerated since 1973. On average one is exonerated every three months. A similar biblical theme: “you will know the truth, and the truth will make you free” (John 8:32). http://nyti.ms/1FBGdZe

A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D

“A Natural Fix for A.D.H.D.” by Richard A. Friedman; a professor of Clinical Psychiatry at the Weill Cornell Medical College makes a case for A.D.H.D. to be a matter of brain function that responds to the new but gets bored with the routine; applies to both the young and adults; NY Times 11/2/14. Biblical reference: […]

American Gulag

“American Gulag,” doing something about 1 of 100 American males are in prison; http://bit.ly/1phpaTL.

Baptismal Mission Forum

Living our daily missions in depth.

Being Watched

How to limit surveillance.

Call for a New Social Covenant from Jim Wallis, A

A strong social covenant needs many “stakeholders.”

Christian-Muslim Dialog Unites, A

Muslim and Christian meet on the beauty of God.

Combatting ISIS

“Combatting ISIS,” transcript of a Religion and News Weekly interview of Haris Tarin, director of the Washington office of the Muslim Public Affairs Council, 9/12/20; the response to ISIS must not be only military but has to be a social, an economic, education-based response. http://to.pbs.org/1AKbA1D

Culture of Intolerance: Chauvinism, Class and Racism in the United States

Learn to understand convictions opposite to your own.

Dignity: Its Essential Role in Resolving Conflict by Donna Hicks, Ph.D.;

Ten elements and ten temptations.