Touching the wounds of African Americans

Over at God’s Politics, Elise Scott writes how we should bear our wounds openly and invite others to touch them. Our African American brothers and sisters have done this, are doing this. May we have the courage to reach out and put our fingers where their hurt is, to enter into their suffering, to affirm its reality, and to believe that another way forward is possible.

Doubting Thomas

Right panel of an ivory diptych depicting the Incredulity of St. Thomas, made in Trier at the end of 10th century. Bode Museum, Berlin. Photo: Andreas Praefcke.

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