Daily Archives: May 15, 2015

IT’S FRIDAY. BUT SUNDAY’S COMING! The Cross: Paradox. Power. Purpose

Cross. WTC

One year ago today the 911 Memorial and Museum was dedicated. But it opened amid various controversies. One objection was raised by an atheist group over the inclusion of a cross.

The 17-foot steel-beam cross was discovered in the rubble of the World Trade Center towers two days after the 2001 terrorist attacks on America. In days and weeks to come it provided a tangible symbol of comfort and faith to many of those horrified by the events of September 11. Continue reading

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