Tuesday, September 11, 2007


Today we remember the terrible events in New York and elsewhere in 2001. But also the bloody coup in Chile in 1973, earlier purges against the Jews in Europe, and myriad other examples of human waywardness - and the opportunity (some would say call) to move in new directions. John M. BuchananThe National Council of Churches USA hosted a communications commission meeting assessing the lasting legacy of 9/11 in terms of faith, media, and American society. Their guests included the prominent Muslim multimedia producer Imam Abdul Malik Mujahid (right), chair of the 400,000-member Council of Islamic Organizations of Greater Chicago; and John M. Buchanan (left), editor and publisher of The Christian Century and nationally-known pastor of the Fourth Presbyterian Church in Chicago. Michael Livingston, president of the National Council of Churches, was the moderator.

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