UYWI07 General Session speaker Soong-Chan Rah wrote a short article on the Beliefnet blog today about the Virginia Tech shootings and his response as a Korean-American youth worker. It’s a short article which doesn’t provide easy answers, but asks more questions to stimulate deeper personal thought on the tragedy.
There is a collective shame felt by the Korean-American community for not taking care of one of our own and possibly preventing a national tragedy – not completely rational, but reflective of the valuing of community among Asians. Maybe collective shame is a good thing to feel every once in awhile. – Soong-Chan Rah on BeliefNet
to read the whole article, click here.