Crossroad of religions
This August—just over two decades since the Sept. 11 terror attacks and the Catholic Archdiocese of Boston sex abuse scandal—a group of academics, journalists, and faith leaders visited campus. In this discussion, hear their insights on religion’s roles in preserving memories of past violence as well as memories of healing.
Allison Sharp grew up amid mass shootings in the United States and planned to leave. But seeing how Bosnians grappled with with the trauma of past violence made her wonder if she should stay and work to make her country better.
Executive Director Mahan Mirza reflects on the experience, including key themes and questions the journey evoked.
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