Monday, June 22, 2015

Simone Campbell's works of piety and mercy

Krista Tippett, host of the radio show "On Being", interviews Simone Campbell.  Sister Simone describes how her spiritual practices support her social activism.

Wednesday, June 10, 2015

Interview: repealing the death penalty in Nebraska

Sharing a link to an interview of Colby Coash, a conservative who voted to repeal the death penalty. Sen. Coash tells the interviewer from the Religion and Ethics radio show that God changed his heart on the issue.

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Critical Thinking: a local example

Yesterday, Nebraska lawmakers repealed the death penalty.  Today the local paper profiled one state senator's thought process as he considered the issue from different angles.  It's an excellent example of διάνοιαν as critical thinking.

Hansen: One Nebraska state senator’s long, hard journey from death penalty backer to execution opponent - Omaha.com: Matthew Hansen