In this video, Br. Robert talks about creating his icon of the Good Shepherd for an inner-city church, during the first Gulf War, a time of widespread distrust of Muslims. How does society’s attitude toward Muslims today mirror or differ from our attitude 25 years ago? What obligations do we have when politicians and others stir up fear and prejudice in our midst? While we have tamed the parable of the Good Shepherd, so that it has become a story for children, when Jesus first spoke it, he challenged our comfortable notions about God’s love.

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