Reset the Heart: Unlearning Violence, Relearning Hope

Mai-Anh Le Tran Abingdon Press, 176 pages Reviewed by Susan G. De George In response to the shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, on August 9, 2014, people took to the streets, rallying against the systemic injustices that are becoming more and more visible. Mai-Anh Le Tran observed that as pastors organized their churches to respond to this insidious violence, they ran into the same problem over and over. Their religious communities were unable or unwilling to respond through ongoing faith-driven action. In “Reset the Heart,” Le Tran tries to understand why our theology and beliefs often don’t find … Continue reading Reset the Heart: Unlearning Violence, Relearning Hope