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Melissa Harris-Perry

Debate over ‘thoughts and prayers’ sentiment

In the immediate aftermath of the San Bernardino shooting, an offering of thoughts and prayers to the victims and their families spread across social media. This has become a common reaction, but some are suggesting that thoughts and prayers aren’t enough. The President of the Auburn Seminary, Rev. Dr. Katharine Rhodes Henderson and an Associate Professor at the Princeton Theological Seminary, Yolanda Pierce, discuss the debate over these sentiments.


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