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An update from Dexter, a graduate student: The Nazis performed the greatest and most efficient genocide in history. They also set a new low in euthanasia, deciding to arbitrarily who was the most “unfit” – meaning who they would target … Continue reading
An update from Georgia Barrett (third-year Master of Divinity candidate): Going on a trip to the Holy Land has been on my bucket list for quite some time. I have seen so many wonderful sites on this journey. However, the … Continue reading
An update from Katherine McCarthy, Master of Divinity student: Mount Tabor – Site of the Transformation of Jesus. The place where Jesus becomes radiant in glory. Where human nature meets God It is the historical meeting place for the temporal … Continue reading
An update from Dexter, a graduate student: The following message, in German, was found on an iron or bronze placard located near the artwork, pictured here, which symbolizes barbed wire, and is located immediately outside the gates to the concentration … Continue reading
An update from Gina, a senior, majoring in marketing: Today we left Prague and road tripped on our bus through many sites on our way to Vienna. We had an expert of the Roma side of the Holocaust accompany us … Continue reading
An joint update from Heather Gottas (third-year Master of Divinity candidate) and Michelle Ashley (second-year Master of Divinity candidate): So far, our pilgrimage to Israel and Palestine has chronologically/thematically followed Jesus’ life and social context. In keeping, today our travels … Continue reading
An update from Bob, a graduate student in American studies: We had three reflection meetings where each person talked about his reactions to the trip. Each had a different memory of some site. For some it was the piles of … Continue reading
An update from Kenneth, a sophomore majoring in music and English, with minors in history and Spanish: More than anything this trip has convinced me of the continued need for education, remembrance, and thought about the Holocaust and other tragic … Continue reading
An update from Gina, a senior, majoring in marketing: On Thursday we made a bit of a road trip out to visit Terezin. We saw the train station where the prisoners were brought to the camp, as well as the … Continue reading