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Chapter 2: Reading Guide

Chapter 2: Awakenings 1/ What strikes you most in Chapter 2? Are there images, ideas, or insights that resonate especially with your …

AP Photo/Eric Gay

Chapter 3: Reading Guide

Chapter 3: Interruptions 1/ What strikes you most in Chapter 3? Are there images, ideas, or insights that resonate especially with your …

Billie Holiday at the Apollo Theatre, 1937
Ken Whitten Collection

Chapter 4: Reading Guide

Chapter 4: Crucifixions 1/ Beginning with Mark’s Gospel and the iconic song “Strange Fruit” by Billie Holiday, Chapter 4 presents a constellation …

View from Christ in the Desert Monastery
Photo by author

Chapter 5: Reading Guide

Chapter 5: Silences 1/ This Chapter is something of a departure both in content and perhaps in tenor from the previous. What …

Peace Wall Mural with Kids
Photo by Jack Ramsdale. www.jackramsdale.com

Chapter 6: Reading Guide

Chapter 6: Streets 1/ What strikes you most in Chapter 6, and why? What stays with you? 2/ Discuss the significance of …

Etty Hillesum
Collection Jewish Historical Museum, Amsterdam

Chapter 7: Reading Guide

Discussion questions for Chapter 7 coming soon….in lieu of provided questions, here’s another option, taken from the general guidelines above: “Set the …

The Passion of Matthew Shepard
William Hart McNichols. www.frbill.org

8 Differences: Reading Guide

Discussion questions for Chapter 8 coming soon….in lieu of provided questions, here’s another option, taken from the general guidelines above: “Set the …

Sr. Thea Bowman
Photo by John Feister

Chapter 9: Reading Guide

Discussion questions for Chapter 9 coming soon….in lieu of provided questions, here’s another option, taken from the general guidelines above: “Set the …