Program Director Adam Borneman speaks with Rev. Dr. Chaz Howard (University of Pennsylvania Chaplain and Vice President for Social Equity and Community) about the beauty and ugliness of the church, the hope his daughters give him, and his new book, The Bottom: A Theopoetic of the Streets.
“It was unlike anything I’ve ever experienced. It was unique to my particular situation. It was needed, appreciated and healing. It was affirming. Most valuable was the unspoken understanding of what we all were facing in our ministry context. There was a sense that we could finish each other’s sentences. Solidarity and empathy.”