By the staff of Women in the Academy and Professions

Responding at The Well: The Las Vegas Shooting

The tragedies seem to pile up quickly, the next one nipping at the heels of the last. Over the last two weeks, we’ve seen the biggest mass shooting in US history, the terror of wildfires scourging California, and a slew of other crises too numerous to name here. We at The Well have been watching and praying along with you all. In the spirit of ushering God’s kingdom on earth more fully, we offer you a few of the most helpful resources we have come across in these difficult days.

For Christ and the University,

The staff of Women in the Academy and Professions

Articles Worth Reading

Relevant Articles from The Well

  • Holding All of It Together” by Christine Twedt. A reflection on the “task of holding death and life in the same hand.”
  • Winter Grief” by Marcia Bosscher. Celebration and grief walk together, hand in hand.
  • A Life of Prayer Amidst News of Death” by Tish Harrison Warren. In the face of the tragic news reports of the summer of 2014, Tish Harrison Warren laments the inability to respond and confesses our deep need for prayer.

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