Hannah Arendt | nationalism | refugees | suicide | World War II

Reading Arendt, Connecting the Dots

You may remember a moment during this news-saturated summer when suicide was atop the national headlines. Two famous people, Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, took their lives days apart, and for a brief period the events of the Trump administration g...

September 6, 2018

Emanuel AME Church | Charleston | Bible study | Dylann Roof | Manifesto of Hate | Confederate flag | Hannah Arendt | natality | civil society | forgiveness | mercy | Gospels | Noah

The Bedrock of Civil Society? Mercy in the Face of Death

Death stalks the schools, cinemas, and churches of America. Not a day passes without some report of a madman killing innocent people and then turning his weapon on himself or cowardly fleeing the scene of the suffering he has sown.   Most of the ti...

July 9, 2015