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Immersions

Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDC
June 10, 2017

Faith and Public Policy: A Week Later

It has been a week since we came back from Washington DC. I was exhausted and inspired. I have spent the last week catching up at home and resting, but…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDC
June 1, 2017

Intersections

The intersections are where life gets interesting. This immersion is at the intersection of faith and public policy. Since the 1980s, the loudest faith voice in the public/political arena has…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDC
May 31, 2017

“What You Do For The Least Of Mine You Also Do For Me” Matthew 25:40

Young MLK Jr. I cannot adequately describe how wonderful and all-encompassing my trip to Washington, DC, has been.  Since this immersion class is called Faith & Public Policy, I will…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDCUncategorized
May 30, 2017

A Few Scattered Thoughts

I am finding this whole immersion experience impossible to summarize so I will note my scattered impressions without asking them to cohere for now.  Even while I'm emotionally engaged in…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDCImmersions
May 30, 2017

Ashley’s Sack

Touring the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture in just four hours is not enough if you wish to explore the 85,000 square feet of exhibition space,…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDCUncategorized
May 30, 2017

“Citizen” – Freedman’s Village at Arlington National Cemetery

This Memorial Day I visited Arlington National Cemetery where there are over 400,000 people buried. What I did not know was that there are also nearly 4,000 former slaves buried…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDC
May 30, 2017

Witnesses

Holocaust Museum Bible Verse, Washington. DC More than I expected, our schedule led to hard work and demanded physical strength. Therefore, Memorial Day was a great time for rest and…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDCImmersions
May 29, 2017

Once Liberated, Never Contained

Without the knowledge of the past combined with knowledge of culture, one would have a very vague understanding of how the faith of African-Americans has been affected through history to…
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Faith and Public Policy 2017 WDCImmersions
May 29, 2017

Don’t You Get Weary

Up until recently, I was a part of conservative Christian denomination whose core message was the end of the world: Jesus is coming soon, the world is becoming “drunk with…
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