If body cameras are supposed to help clear up the record, why was there no indictment in a case that seems so clearly abusive, and if a grand jury declined to indict despite the video evidence, what use is adopting cameras?
God is very direct and leaves little to the human imagination--"...the First and the Last, the Beginning and the End."
To get to know someone well enough to create a safe, welcoming space for that person to express their beliefs and their reasons for holding to those beliefs, and then having respectful conversations in an attempt to uncover our agreements and illuminate our disagreements is, for me, a deep expression of love for that person.
When setting to music the Nicene Creed, a standard component in the Latin Mass, Renaissance composers often emphasized three words in sustained homophony: et incarnatus est, “and he became flesh.”
One of the most striking aspects of this story is how Jesus is named. He is named “Holy One.” But not by a disciple or by an angel . . . .
What has happened in Ferguson, Missouri is not just a one time event. The core of what has happened outside of St. Louis goes much deeper than an encounter gone wrong between a white police office and a black teenage boy. To help our iAt readers be more informed on topics of racial justice, racism, and white privilege here are some articles that have been published since last week Monday's Grand Jury decision.