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Shootings, Outrage, and the Book of Job

In every case of recent national tragedy — Dallas, Orlando, Charleston, Ferguson, Baltimore, San Bernadino, and on, and on — our national mourning has been cut short. Rather than respectful silence, our modern Bildads have shown a news-cycle-driven eagerness to be the first to speak. And the blather is crippling us emotionally. Our nation is not closer to solutions and no better for the blaming. The violence is bad enough. Our words only keep the wounds from healing.

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