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WWJD about Ferguson?

The slogan WWJD (What Would Jesus Do?) was popular some years ago.

Letter from America Josh Moody
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Protestor in Ferguson| photo: iStock

It was a way of attempting to summarise a complicated ethical challenge to follow in the footsteps of Jesus. For all its brevity, and inevitable inaccuracy (there are some ways that the answer to what Jesus would do cannot be applied to mere mortals like you and me – walking on water, for one thing) it is an interesting question to ask about the current crisis taking place in Ferguson.