Monthly Archives: September 2013

Normal Violence

This morning a man I’ve worked with in Iraq, Tariq, called me on Skype.  I hadn’t spoken with Tariq in some time and I wasn’t expecting a call from him, but was glad to hear his familiar voice bursting through … Continue reading

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The Tenderness and Tedium of Multi-Religious Events

Two Sundays ago after worship I hopped on my scooter and drove across town to Washington Hebrew Congregation, a synagogue just northwest of the National Cathedral on Massachusetts Avenue. There, hundreds of people were gathered for the start of the … Continue reading

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