The Magazine of The Evangelical Lutheran Church in America


The gift of affirmation

Jonathan Qualben's brother Lars was killed in the World Trade Center attacks. And while many have turned bitter or vengeful in the two years since that violent tragedy, Qualben has become an advocate for peace.

The Missoula, Mont., artist, who is a member of Trinity Lutheran Church, Brooklyn, N.Y., created Affirmation, a steel-reinforced concrete sculpture that represents his feelings of peace

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