Hurricane Sandy came through this week with an attitude, cutting a path of destruction the likes of which most of us have never seen. As I look at the images on television, I shudder. The affected areas look as though they’ve been hit by a nuclear bomb. The destruction is total, and breathless in its… Read More Devastation and God
I keep thinking about the concept of “American exceptionalism” and the reality of the rampant bigotry, hatred and violence in this nation, and how a nation cannot be “exceptional” if such violence is part of the thumbprint of its existence. Somewhere, in spite of this nation being “the most religious” of all nations ( I… Read More A Nation in Denial Exceptional?