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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: November, 2016

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

Nov 24, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! The podcast will return with a new episode next week.

Nov 18, 2016

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:

http://www.vox.com/2014/4/6/5556462/brain-dead-how-politics-makes-us-stupid

Nov 10, 2016

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: 

http://www.texascjc.org/

Nov 4, 2016

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:

https://www.amazon.com/End-Memory-Remembering-Rightly-Violent/dp/0802829899 

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