Tag: Harold Dean Trulear

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    “We saw the president as the one who would bring us together as a country, and what we learned in the first administration is that we were not yet ready to be that country,” says Bishop Mariann Edgar Budde of the Episcopal Diocese of Washington. More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    Three religious leaders continue their conversation about the mood of the country as President Obama’s second inaugural approaches and consider the crisis of gun violence and the inability of American society to deal with conflict. Violence, says theology professor Harold Dean Trulear, is “who we are as Americans.” More

    January 18, 2013 | Comments

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    People of faith, black and white, need to be involved in resolving conflict through means that are other than violent, says Harold Dean Trulear, who teaches applied theology at Howard University School of Divinity. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    Watch more of our discussion in the wake of the Trayvon Martin case about racial disparities in American society, religious ideas on human dignity, and revenge versus justice in contemporary culture. More

    April 13, 2012 | Comments

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    In the recent midterm elections, fear and anxiety eclipsed moral reasoning and religious discourse, says Howard University theology professor Harold Dean Trulear. More

    November 9, 2010 | Comments

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    We need the prophetic dimension of all our religious tradition to navigate the darkness of war and to restrain our declarations of “peace when there is no peace,” as the Hebrew prophets said.
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    September 2, 2010 | Comments

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    The painful awareness that those on the margin, for whom Hebrew and Christian scriptures declare God’s special affinity, could only peek through the cracks of the State of the Union address says something more about us than it does the president or the address itself. More

    January 28, 2010 | Comments

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    The call and response rhythm of McCain and crowd achieved a comfortable, if predictable, pace on the final night of the Republican National Convention.

    September 5, 2008 | Comments

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    Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick offered a curious contrast in his Democratic Convention speech earlier this week. He deemed Senator Barack Obama a man of vision and compared him to the policies and programs of the Bush administration.

    August 29, 2008 | Comments