Professor Says Confederate Symbols Call For Larger Debate

After a decision last year to remove stained glass windows at the National Cathedral in Washington that honored Confederate generals, the cathedral hosted a discussion featuring professor of religion Kelly Brown Douglas.

From DCist:

Reverend Doctor Kelly Brown Douglas, the cathedral’s canon theologian and a professor at Goucher, calls this “the pit that divides us—a racial pit.” If people just jump over it, by either removing or keeping the windows sans discussion, it’s “cheap grace.” Only through getting dirty and grappling with these issues in their complexity, she says, can we reach a “just reconciliation.”

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