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Honest Patriots: Loving Our Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Friday, March 6, 2009Honest Patriots: Loving Our Country Enough to Remember Its Misdeeds

Anyone who paid attention in grade school probably remembers making construction paper pilgrim hats and feather headdresses and "reenacting the first Thanksgiving." This sanitized story is often our first lesson about our nation's infancy, and we don't learn the real story until later - if ever. Theologian and ethicist Donald W. Shriver, Jr. argues that to truly love the USA, we must acknowledge those shameful parts of our history. His work earned him the 2009 Grawemeyer Award in Religion, and he joins us this Friday to talk about it.

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