God weeps: 27 children, staff killed in Conn. school shooting

President Obama speaks about the shooting at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., during a press briefing at the White House. (REUTERS)

It’s the worst mistake in the world to say gun control today can be summarized as a “policy debate.”

It’s not.

The epidemic of mass shootings in the United States is a moral and religious catastrophe.

My new at the Washington Post. Read the rest here.

About Susan Thistlethwaite

I am President Emerita and Professor Emerita of Chicago Theological Seminary; I write for the public here and in local papers. I am interested in what I call "public theology," or how deeper meaning is made and contested in the public square.
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