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Dialogue on public issues
May 10, 2018 Parisa Parsa

Guns: An American Conversation

The subject of guns in America lends itself to strong emotion and great strife, especially in the face of continued mass shootings. We all wish we could make it stop, but we can’t seem to agree on where to focus. The guns themselves? The troubled souls who carry out these acts of violence?

Dave Joseph, MSW | Field Manual

This "hybrid model" of dialogue offers a faith-based approach to peacebuilding with Christians and Muslims.