Everything's a Comedy at Covenant

In Anna Rohl’s recent review of Man of La Mancha (Full disclosure: I was the sound designer for this show, although I was not part of the run crew), Rohl brought up some legitimate, serious criticisms of the production. I agree with Rohl’s charge that the show’s violent rape scene and ongoing depictions of violence against women seemed incongruous with the comedic elements of the rest of the play. However, I’d like to raise a new question: who is at fault for producing this interpretation?

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Conviction and a Call to Action

If Chapel were as honest, moving, engaging, and convicting as “The Conversations on Race” series, I can truthfully say I would never use my skips. Michelle Higgins’ powerful presentation on “The Rich Heritage and Theology of Black Gospel Music,” along with Christina Edmondson on “Paul and a Polarized Nation,” and the panel on ethnic reconciliation shed a tremendous amount of truth on our campus concerning both historical and current race relations with a special focus on the body of believers.

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