Happy Thanksgiving! The podcast will return with a new episode next week.
Charles, Matt, and Gregg look for a way forward facing a divided America and an uncertain future in the wake of the tumultuous 2016 election, seeking ever-widening circles of kinship.
The Vox article mentioned in this episode is How Politics Makes Us Stupid:
Charles and Gregg are joined by Jay Jenkins to discuss the historic victories for criminal justice reform in Harris County, Texas on Election Night 2016, and the reasons for hope that they bring. Jay Jenkins is Harris County Project Attorney for the Texas Criminal Justice Coalition, a nonpartisan organization advocating for meaningful improvements in the Texas criminal justice system.
Texas Criminal Justice Coalition website is here:
Charles and Matt examine forgiveness and its challenges, its relationship to the criminal justice system and kinship, and the importance of seeking it.
Miroslav Volf's book "The End of Memory: Remembering Rightly in a Violent World" is discussed in this episode. It can be found here: