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Sharing Information

I want to share with you some information I have gleaned and have in a presentation:

Mass incarceration and mental health inpatient treatment:

Inpatient deinstitutionalization: … 333 more words


Nikkei incarceration and Episcopal faith

Several young adults of color (and one white person, certainly by mistake) were asked to speak to a small gathering of Episcopalians at General Convention this week to share our stories on the intersections of “faith, race, and justice.” Here is roughly what I shared.  1,167 more words


Approaching Prison Blues(プリズン・ブルース) for Translation

What does it mean to engage in translation at this historical moment? In what ways does the prevailing crisis of incarceration of the African American youth and their communal conversion into Islam in the prisons impede or enable new translation? 614 more words


Let Go of the Old

A Reflection on a reading from Matthew 9:14-17 for the Thirteenth Week in Ordinary Time

If you are anything like me, maybe you have experienced what I’m about to describe: 398 more words

Ite Missa Est Reflections

What would you do if you found yourself in prison?

I never thought that I would end up in here. And now here I am. I have served 24 years on my Life sentence. Sometimes I still cant beleive I am in here. 149 more words


In the Jailhouse Now

I was thinking about a recording I have on CD of Doc Watson performing an old tune usually credited to Jimmie Rodgers, called In the Jailhouse Now – so I popped onto the YouTube machine to see if there are any other interesting performances of this standard. 91 more words


A Time of Travel and Transition

I’m back!

Sorry for my unexpected leave of absence.  I was traveling to Savannah, Georgia for my cousin’s wedding and moving in to my new dorm at Princeton Theological Seminary, so I guess one could say I was in a bit of a liminal state.   525 more words