Music is a universal language of humanity that crosses borders and unites us all. Rev. Lortie reflects on how music, specifically jazz music, might teach us how to approach and resolve conflict in a new and constructive way.
The Rev. Bret Lortie is senior minister of the Unitarian Church of Evanston, Illinois, and a chaplain and search and rescue pilot with the Civil Air Patrol. He is a contributor to Not for Ourselves Alone: Theological Essays on Relationship, ed. by Burton D. Carley and Laurel Hallman (Skinner House, 2014).