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reClaimed: Dialogues on Justice and Kinship

Charles Rotramel, Matt Russell, and Gregg Taylor carry on a wide ranging discussion each week on restorative justice, current events, and faith.
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Now displaying: October, 2015

Charles Rotramel, Matt Russell, and Gregg Taylor lead a discussion on restorative justice, current events, and faith. New episodes post each Friday.

Oct 30, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg discuss vulnerability, the importance of acknowledging one's own brokenness, and how God is present in the wounds and in the wounded. This podcast is an expansion of our discussion in the previous episode with Father Greg Boyle from Homeboy Industries of Welcoming Our Wound.
Oct 23, 2015
Charles and Gregg are joined by Father Greg Boyle to discuss working with gang members, brokenness and vulnerability, and how God meets us in our wounds.  Father Greg Boyle is the Founder and Executive Director of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, which is the largest gang intervention program in the world. He is Jesuit Priest and is the former pastor of Delores Mission in Los Angeles. He is the author of Tattoos on the Heart: The Power of Boundless Compassion. Father Greg is the inspiration for this podcast, a world leader in working with marginalized people, and a personal hero of Charles, Matt and Gregg.  Matt was lecturing and teaching in England, and will rejoin the podcast next week.  
Oct 16, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined again by Bishop C. Andrew "Andy" Doyle, the IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, for a pivotal discussion on the difficult places into which God leads us, and on the role of Christians in our 21st century world.   Bishop Andy Doyle received his M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary, and has served as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas since 2008. Prior to his election, he served the Diocese and as a parish priest. Bishop Andy is currently president of the Compass Rose Society, a global group of patrons and leaders making a difference in the Anglican Communion.  His two recent books are: Church: A Generous Community Amplified for the Future. A Generous Community: Being the Church in a New Missionary Age Bishop Andy's website through the Diocese is: http://www.epicenter.org/diocese/about-the-diocese/bishop-andy-doyle/ Bishop Andy's sermons, talks, and writings are available at his personal website: http://texasbishop.blogspot.com/
Oct 9, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined by Bishop C. Andrew "Andy" Doyle, the IX Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas, for a challenging discussion about the changing role of the church, and how missional communities are leading Christians into the future.    Bishop Andy Doyle received his M.Div. from Virginia Theological Seminary, and has served as Bishop of the Episcopal Diocese of Texas since 2008. Prior to his election, he served the Diocese and as a parish priest. Bishop Andy is currently president of the Compass Rose Society, a global group of patrons and leaders making a difference in the Anglican Communion.  His most recent book is Church: A Generous Community Amplified for the Future.  Bishop Andy's website through the Diocese is: http://www.epicenter.org/diocese/about-the-diocese/bishop-andy-doyle/ Bishop Andy's sermons, talks, and writings are available at his personal website: http://texasbishop.blogspot.com/  
Oct 2, 2015
Charles, Matt and Gregg are joined by Ruth Armstrong and Amy Ludlow to discuss how communities relate to individuals in prison, the difficulty of building trust inside the walls of a prison, and how change really happens for folks leaving prison.  Dr. Ruth Armstrong is a Research Associate at the University of Cambridge Institute of Criminology. Ruth's research focuses on prisons, particularly volunteers working in prisons, and the role of faith communities. Ruth has worked in prisons in Texas as well as in the UK. More information about Ruth is available here: http://www.crim.cam.ac.uk/people/academic_research/ruth_armstrong/ Dr. Amy Ludlow is a Lecturer at the University of Cambridge College of Law. Amy has conducted research on prisons and rehabilitation, particularly in the UK. Amy worked with Ruth to create the Learning Together program. More information about Amy is available here: http://www.law.cam.ac.uk/people/academic/a-ludlow/2016 Information on Learning Together is here: http://blog.britac.ac.uk/what-happens-when-students-from-universities-and-prisons-learn-together/
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