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May 29, 2015
Charles and Matt and Gregg are joined by Dr. Shadd Maruna for an inspiring discussion of how our society labels those in the criminal justice system and processes them out of society. The group then envision rituals of reintegration that will heal and reconnect. Shadd is Dean of the School of Criminal Justice at Rutgers University and is one of the world's leading criminology researchers, particularly on re-entry. Shadd is author of the book "Making Good: How Ex-Convicts Reform and Rebuild Their Lives." He joins the podcast from Ireland. More information about Shadd is available here: http://rscj.newark.rutgers.edu/faculty/member/dr-shadd-maruna/ The special issue on judicial rehabilitation can be found here: http://www.ejprob.ro/index.pl/january_2011 Some of Shadd's papers can be found on this website: http://rutgers.academia.edu/ShaddMaruna His Twitter is @Criminology And is on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/pages/Rutgers-School-of-Criminal-Justice/817859181614106?fref=nf We continue to work on audio quality as we include important guests on our podcasts, and we appreciate your continued patience.
May 22, 2015
Charles and Matt and Gregg are joined by Rev. Dr. Paul Fromberg for a heady discussion of transformation as it occurs in individuals, communities, and the church. Paul is Rector of St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco. The discussion also moves into the new Pew study of America's changing religous landscape and the future of the church. Links discussed in the podcast: St. Gregory of Nyssa Episcopal Church in San Francisco: http://www.saintgregorys.org Pew 2015 study of American religion: http://www.pewforum.org/2015/05/12/americas-changing-religious-landscape/ Last week's episode did not occur because Charles had a significant medical issue. We appreicate your continued prayers for his recovery. We are working on audio quality as we include guests on our podcasts, so we appreciate your patience.
May 8, 2015
Charles and Matt and Gregg are joined by Dr. Steve Klineberg from the Kinder Institute for Urban Research at Rice University in Houston Texas. The discussion covers a wide swath including the changing demographics of the American city, employment and unemployment in the global economy, the new economic divide, diversity and incarceration, and how to build the city of the future. The 34th Annual Kinder Houston Area Survery is available for download here: http://kinder.rice.edu
May 1, 2015
Charles and Matt are joined by Gregg Taylor to discuss trauma, how it manifests itself in the lives of people, responses to trauma by those affected by it, and the redemption of everyone in the cycle of trauma.