Tag: Charlottesville

After Charlottesville: Facing the Evil at Home

by Ed Keithly Deputy Director of Transition Ministry Diocese of Virginia The summer between my freshman and sophomore years at Sewanee (The University of the South) was my first summer as a counselor at St. […]

In Response to Charlottesville

It is 2017 and yet everything I witnessed in Charlottesville, VA  this past Saturday seemed reminiscent of things I’d read and seen in my history textbooks.  Crowds of people gathered flying Confederate and Nazi flags, shouting words of hate.  Some counter protesters shouted back, while others stood silently in prayer or singing words of peace.  I witnessed people bloodied. I saw people fighting. I heard tear gas being deployed – I could smell it and see it spreading.