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The Global Church and America's War
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:39pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:36pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 1:29pm | 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 - 3:37pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 2:07pm | 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 - 3:37pm | 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 - 10:04am | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 2:08pm | 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 - 3:38pm | 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 - 3:37pm | 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 - 3:43pm | 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 - 2:08pm | 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 - 2:08pm | 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 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

Support for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | 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 - 3:37pm | 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 - 1:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

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

A Gateway to Humanity
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:01am | Type: Magazine Article

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

'We are Still Here'
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Peggy Gish The faces of our Iraqi partners showed pain and worry in April 2006 when we asked them whether Christian Peacemaker Teams shoul ...

A Light Shines in the Darkness
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Tom Fox was profoundly affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Tom Fox was prof ...

Hope Amid the Ruins
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice Out of the carnage, can real peace ever be achieved? The outbreak of renewed violence this summer in ...

Remembering Damu Smith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Damu Smith, 54, founder of Black Voices for Peace and executive director of the National Black Environmental Justice Net ...

The Ways of Shalom
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth These five weeks of passages extol the depth, breadth, and living power of shalom—the biblical peace for humanity and all that ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger World Peace. A new Internet service provider, Peacenik.co.uk, will raise money for peacemakers working in conflict zone ...

Peace, Not War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

John Thomas In “Falsehoods and the Iraq War” (January 2005), Jim Wallis invites Dick Cheney to debate all the religious leaders who say th ...

Speaking of Maybe
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Hoeksema Why blessed uncertainty is the language of Advent. Speaking of Maybe ...

Troops Come Home Now
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:32am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Troops Come Home Now Troops Come Home Now Religious leaders—inclu ...

In the Face of War
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:08am | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Rasmussen Bush has been re-elected, the war in Iraq rages on, and militarism seems the order of the day. What's next for those ...

A Different Drum
Originally Posted: 05/20/2011 - 9:55am | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg Imagine a packed elementary school auditorium and only an hour between hundreds of kids and summer vacation. &qu ...

What Words Cannot Capture
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:52pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kimberly Burge Artists speak the language of the heart. Almost immediately after the Sept. 11 attacks, sever ...

Seeing the Other Sides
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 8:39am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh The term reconciliation carries such a chord of optimism; it conjures images of issues resolved and friendships re-establishe ...

In Memory of Her
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter "Whatever the turmoil, whatever the divisions am ...

Nonviolent Legacies
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dan Buchanan Since 1915, the Fellowship of Reconciliation has been the most influential faith-based peace organization in the United State ...

A Sophisticated Colonialism
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jeremy Milgrom Under Israeli occupation, peace eludes Palestine. "The next time you need day laborers, ju ...

Blood and Water in Sarajevo
Originally Posted: 09/03/2014 - 11:00am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Douglass Jim Douglass traveled to Bosnia to continue his work of building support for a peace pilgrimage of world religious leaders t ...