In class last week, we talked about many aspects of the Kim Davis situation.
What is conviction?
How do we know if rule breaking is heroic?
Is there a distinction between the “issues” and the people involved?
Would coming together at a table to share a meal, rather than speaking over the expanse of the clerk’s counter, do anything to the people involved? And, if so, who do you need to invite to your table?
One part that jumped out at me was the difficulty we had in deciding if standing on our own convictions could be judged only by the passage of time.
Here’s an article that is very much about the passage of time and history: I used to lead tours at a plantation. You won’t believe the questions I got about slavery.
Let’s see where this article takes us as we continue to explore the profoundness of hospitality.
See you in the library at 9:15