Posts Tagged ‘911’
No. 4 in series on Fifteenth Anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center
Sympathetic objectivity, 911, Crown Heights and churches in schools controversy
In every large tragedy New Yorkers’ religious faith has been a key element in the city’s perseverance and recovery.
A faith-shaped trend that has quietly emerged in the Big Apple in the decade since the twin towers fell.
New York catches most of the heat in August. We are connecting with Tony Carnes and his assistant Melissa Kimiadi at 9:00am at the Starbucks on 125th Street. Today’s plan is to visit a few Harlem streets to investigate the situation of religious sites.
In 2011, the anniversary of 9/11 also fell on a Sunday, providing a unique opportunity to see how churches were affected by the event.
The churches near World Trade Towers in New York City were shaken but were able to give immediate sanctuary in “the Belly of the Beast.”
REMEMBERING 9/11 | Former Wall Street Journal editor Melanie Kirkpatrick escaped 9/11 to witness New Yorkers learning to rebuild physically and spiritually
Walking from Wall Street to Chinatown to Central Park, people were praying—publicly—all around her.
At 9:01am Tuesday morning a federal agent rang, saying, “Turn on your television. I’ve got to go.”