Greater empathy is what we need today to overcome the mean-spirited polarization of our society. Yet just because we may be empathetic is no guarantee that others will be. Then what?
The Rev. Dr. Neal Jones is the minister of Main Line Unitarian Church near Philadelphia. He has served four other congregations in North and South Carolina and Texas. He is also a clinical psychologist. A native of North Carolina, he earned his B.A. in political science from Wake Forest University, his Master of Divinity from Southeastern Theological Seminary, and his Doctor of Psychology from Baylor University. Neal preaches and lives a practical spirituality that seeks personal wholeness, relational respect, and social justice.