Rev. Dr. Gawain de Leeuw, an Episcopal priest in White Plains, suggests that perhaps evil is rooted in our need to cover up that which threatens to make us discardable and invisible.
Reverend Gawain de Leeuw was raised in a multicultural, interfaith family in Rochester, New York. He graduated from Oberlin College, the University of Chicago, and General Theological Seminary. Upon winning the Luce Scholar’s award, he served in Korea for two years as the vicar of the Anglican Cathedral and lecturer in liturgical theology. He serves on the boards of Meals on Wheels, the Housing Action Council of Westchester, and Planned Parenthood Hudson Peconic. He convenes the White Plains Religious Leaders, and helped found Westchester United, a community based power organization, He has taught a freshman utopian and dystopian literature and world religions at local colleges. He is also a member of the Order of the Ascension, and a Rotarian.