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Peace Week
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> This week will b ...

Bloodshed in Northern Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> In what ha ...

Iraq's Refugees Ask: 'What Is Our Future?'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> <p><P>I was in Lebanon and Syria in January a ...

We Cannot Afford War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> "Now, ...

A Lenten Call to Repentance
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> March 19 wil ...

War Crimes or Criminal War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-search.cgi?tag=The%20Cost%20of%20War&amp;blog_id=37"></a></p> In March, ju ...

Listening to MLK
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P><A href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2008/01/mlks-unfinished-revolution-by.html">Mary Nelson just posted on MLK's Riverside speech</A>, but I have some r ...

MLK's Unfinished Revolution
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Martin Luther King's <A href="http://www.americanrhetoric.com/speeches/mlkatimetobreaksilence.htm">sermon at Riverside Church</A> linked the devastating Vietnam war to the s ...

A New Year's Prayer for Christian Peacemakers
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>Last year, my wife Jeanette and I returned to Honduras with a group from our congregation. Last year, my wife Jeanette and I returned to Honduras with a group from ou ...

Christmas in the Trenches
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P><em>We first published this reflection by Jim Wallis in 2002. It has since become our Christmas tradition, kind of our own </em>Charlie Brown Christmas <em>special, if you will. ...

Man Bites Dog of War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

<P>Nice piece this morning <A title=http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/oped/articles/2007/12/10/all_power_no_influence href="http://www.boston.com/bostonglobe/editorial_opinion/o ...

Soldier Suicides: Counting the Forgotten Casualties of War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>After more than six years of field exercises in some of the most grueling weather our country offers, I am rarely affected by even the most chilling winter rains. Months of accumulated time i ...

Seeking Shalom
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Or N. Rose Peace, Justice, and Jews: Reclaiming Our Tradition is part of a growing body of literature written by progressive Jews, Christi ...

Testimonies of Terror
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>While volunteering in a legal clinic in my sophomore year of college, interviewing people applying for political asylum in the U.S., I heard a lot of people describe how they had had to leave ...

An SOA Protest Pilgrimage
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In the spirit of tradition and solidarity, the <A href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2006/11/sojourners-interns-we-train-ir.html">Sojourners interns once again</A ...

Darfur: We Know What Works
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:28pm | Type: Blog

<P>Here's the good news about Darfur: we know it is doable to force the regime in Khartoum to back away from its genocidal divide-and-conquer strategies. We know this because the U.S. ...

A Correction and Apology
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:18pm | Type: Blog

<P>In my post on Monday, <A title=http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/11/the-bush-administrations-curve.html href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/11/the-bush-administrations- ...

Congress Hears Prayers for Peace
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

<P>In September, as Gen. In September, as Gen. David Petraeus testified before Congress on the progress of the Bush administration's "troop surge" in Iraq ...

Soldier Saints and Patriot Pacifists
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 8:19am | Type: Blog

This year, Nov. 11 will be a particularly joyous day for this veteran. This year, Nov. 11 will be a particularly joyous day for this veteran. Though I will not be attending any ev ...

'Bush Has Given Christ a Bad Name' Says Pastor in India
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p>In two recent posts, <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspolitics/?p=652">The Global Church and America's War,</a> and <a href="http://www.sojo.net/blog/godspoliti ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>From my blogs this week, readers can rightly conclude that I believe Gen. Petraeus' claims of modest security gains in certain sectors of Iraq do not justify extending the U.S occupation ...

The War as They Saw It
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>Nearly a month ago, seven active-duty U.S. Army soldiers in Iraq wrote an op-ed piece in The New York Times titled, <A title=http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/19/opinion/19jayamaha.html?th&am ...

And the Killing Will Go On
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>It was a big day for a general on Capitol Hill yesterday, as Gen. David Petraeus made his long-awaited "progress report" to a joint House committee. But one congressman remembered the last t ...

Six Found Guilty Of Trying to See Their Senator
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>On Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, six of us were found guilty in federal court in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by a federal judge for trying to visit the office of our senator. We will be sentenced in a few wee ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Praise Band. The National Hispanic Christian Leadersh ...

Distorting History /by David Cortright/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>In an attempt to scare off support for a military exit from Iraq, President Bush <A href="http://www.nytimes.com/2007/08/23/washington/23history.html?adxnnl=1&amp;ref=world&am ...

Words, Not War: Building a Bridge to Peace Between the U.S. and Iran /by Jessica Wilbanks/
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>Last week's announcement that the Bush administration is seeking to designate the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps a foreign terrorist organization is the latest drumbeat in an intensif ...

Mitsuyoshi Toge: 'How Could I Ever Forget That Flash'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Blog

<i>Mitsuyoshi Toge, born in Hiroshima in 1917, was a Catholic and a poet. He was in Hiroshima when the atomic bomb was dropped on the city on August 6, 1945, when he was 24 years old. ...

In Defense of Peace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marie Dennis Pushing back efforts to remilitarize Japan. Aspiring sincerely to an international peace based ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: CT on 'Bush's Heresy'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>For those who'll accuse me of Bush-bashing, the headline was Christianity Today's. Ted Olsen has an interesting <A title=http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2007/julyweb-only/129 ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: CT on 'Bush's Heresy'
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P>For those who'll accuse me of Bush-bashing, the headline was Christianity Today's. Ted Olsen has an interesting <A title=http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2007/julyweb-only/129 ...

Jim Wallis: The Catholic Bishops Respond on Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:07pm | Type: Blog

<P><A title=http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/07/jim-wallis-peace-cannot-simply.html href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2007/07/jim-wallis-peace-cannot-simply.html">A ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Poor Diet. In April, Oregon Gov. Ted Kulongoski en ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 11:04am | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Instruments of Peace Instruments of Peace Catherine Whitmire gathers a cloud of Quaker witne ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: The Mother's Day Manifesto
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>As we have in various ways over the years, it is incumbent upon us here at Sojourners/Call to Renewal to remind our readers of the history behind the Mother's Day holiday. For while honoring one& ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: The Mother's Day Manifesto
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>As we have in various ways over the years, it is incumbent upon us here at Sojourners/Call to Renewal to remind our readers of the history behind the Mother's Day holiday. For while honoring one& ...

Ryan Rodrick Beiler: Tell Us the Mission
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Four years after George W. Four years after George W. Bush landed on an aircraft carrier and declared victory in Iraq in front of a banner that said, "Mission Accomplished,&q ...

Senator Tim Mathern: Red State Passes Peace Resolution
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>I've been told that some Americans can't find North Dakota on the map. We can be considered backward (like some of the folks in the movie Fargo), which is untrue. Our state legislature recen ...

Halleluyah, YO!
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Clifford Rivera "The wind blows wherever it pleases." Word? The scene is played out. We need some Eden! Were Abba the DJ, ...

Road Map to Peace - or Destruction?
Originally Posted: 09/10/2012 - 4:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Charles A. Kimball Three evangelicals on the challenges of Israel-Palestine. Former President Jimmy Carter� ...

Christine Mihevc: Policeman Saves Local Peace Witness
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

<em>As part of the </em><a href="http://www.christianpeacewitness.org"><em>Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</em></a><em>, more than 200 local vigils were org ...

Snapshot: Christian Peace Witness for Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:08pm | Type: Blog

Look for more coverage soon, but here's a first look at Friday night's <a href="http://christianpeacewitness.org">Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</a> in Washington, D.C., as ma ...

Sowing Peace and Justice
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez The management of the Smithfield Foods pork processin ...

Support for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Doug Pritchard Just a note to thank you for your Christian Peacemaker Teams feature in the December 2006 issue (“118 Days,” by James Loney ...

Declaring Peace With Iraq
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson More than 133 people, many of them prominent religious leaders, were arrested on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in S ...

Justapaz Wins Peace Award
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 2:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez The Swedish Fellowship of Reconciliation has awarded ...

A Gateway to Humanity
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 11:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Harmeet Singh Sooden I have always been uncomfortable with the designation “peacemaker.” “Makers” usually have an intimate relationship wi ...