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Religious Violence, Hate Crimes, and Contemplation | Carl McColman

January 31, 2019

This truly breaks my heart… and ironically, today I am wearing a shirt with Merton’s quote: Our job is to love others without stopping to inquire whether or not they are worthy.

About ten miles or so from Thomas Merton Square in Louisville, KY — the street corner where Merton had his famous “Fourth and Walnut” epiphany in 1958 — is a Hindu house of worship, Swaminarayan Temple. Earlier this week, the temple was vandalized.
— Read on www.patheos.com/blogs/carlmccolman/2019/01/religious-violence-hate-crimes-and-contemplation/

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