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Results for War

Luke 6:27-28
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Murray Bodo As if it matters noticing the migrant workers— two to a wheelbarrow of concrete— mending the walls of the rich that exclude t ...

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 ...

Dreaming America
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Forty years after Martin Luther King Jr. delivered the "Beyond Vietnam" speech, what does it mean for America ...

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 ...

Soldier's Report
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Byron Rempel-Burkholder This afternoon, sir we nailed God down He's at the back of the property He's going nowhere, sir His fe ...

Expanded Protection
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Herman Keizer Jr. I appreciated Stacia Brown’s article ("Valor, Honor, Conscience," September-October 2006). ...

The Innocent Victims
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom C. Davis How can we abide the deaths of so many children? In October, a study on deaths in Iraq was publis ...

The Oils of War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez CEOs of U.S. defense contractors have pocketed huge a ...

What if the Amish Were in Charge of the War on Terror?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:52am | Type: Blog

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow.</p> ...

Valor, Honor, Conscience
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia Brown A growing number of U.S. soldiers are saying no to the Iraq war. When Jason Webb joined the Army ...

Iraq Vets Take on Washington
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Erik K. Gustafson Soldier-candidates offer a firsthand perspective on the Iraq war. During the Vietnam War, it ...

9/11, Five Years On
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister Has the world changed? Or have we? We are five years away now from the incineration of the Twi ...

The Rubble of War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis 'That's war,' he said, 'and that's why I hate it.' My dad—Jim Wal ...

Poem of a Soldier's Wife
Originally Posted: 09/14/2012 - 12:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amanda Rogers Your letter through the slot slid to the floor and lay quite still all day, until returning home from work I seized and tor ...

Running On Empty
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. One man's personal quagmire, and it has nothing to do with Iraq. Keep ’em laughing, I alway ...

New And Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A New Season A New Season Hitting midlife can bring angst, lots of it. Dale Hanson Bourke’ ...

Peace, Not War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:38pm | 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 ...

Troops Come Home Now
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:32am | Type: Magazine Article

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

Counting the Cost
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

George A. Lopez Telling the truth about civilians killed. John Howard Yoder often asserted tha ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 4:39pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Mark Betz Grand Gestures. Grand ...

In the Face of War
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:08am | 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 ...

Winning The Peace
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 11:09am | Type: Magazine Article

Glen Stassen For peacemaking to be effective, we must not only say no to war, but provide viable alternatives. ...

Web exclusive: Full text of Swanee Hunt interview
Originally Posted: 09/22/2014 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Replacing Hatred with Hope Swanee Hunt, founder of Women Waging Peace, spoke with Sojourn ...

American Mythology
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:29am | Type: Magazine Article

David Hilfiker Every culture needs a scapegoat. This spring several national polls painted a s ...

Heaven in Henry County
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kentucky farmer and essayist Wendell Berry talks about what makes people happy. ...

Bring Them Home
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rick Reinhard photos by Rick Reinhard Military families, veterans, and Iraqi-Americans spoke out at the White ...

Web Exclusive: Wendell Berry interview complete text
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:51pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Sojourners associate editor Rose Marie Berger and photographer Ryan Beiler spent a Sunday afternoon in February with Wen ...

Just? Unjust?
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 2:55pm | Type: Magazine Article

George Lopez The Bush doctrine of pre-emptive war has opened up a new front in the debates over "just war" theory. ...

Fighting Words
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:23pm | Type: Magazine Article

Judy Coode Justice-focused economists understand that the dominant world financial system is based on con- stant replenishment, and those ...

The Things That Make for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:12pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis As [Jesus] came near and saw the city, he wept over it, saying, "If you, even you, had only recognized on this day the th ...

The Lessons of War
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:58pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The American-led war against Iraq has begun. The American-led war against Iraq has begun. Over the ...

One Citizen's Shining Light
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 4:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger On Feb. 9, 2003, Orion magazine took out a full-page advertisement on page five of The New York Times. ...

War Toys for Tots
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 7:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Kate Bowman G.I. Joe has shown boys how to exercise military might fo ...

An Enticing Elixer
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 7:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh An interview with Chris Hedges on our love affair with war. Chris Hedges has spent 15 years as a ...

What Words Cannot Capture
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 8:52pm | 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 - 9:39am | Type: Magazine Article

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

The Mercy Seat
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 4:47pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Is rape a war crime, or 'collateral damage'? Sex slaves. Type that into your &quo ...

Kosovo: Find the way forward
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank Can a peaceful future arise out of the blood and ashes of war? Our television screens erupted this ...

Why Kosovo and not Sierra Leone?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ron Mitchell "They're poor. They're black. And they have no oil." Although Kosovo has cons ...

Faith on the Front Lines
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Andrew Schleicher E-mail glimpses of the Balkan war. A new aspect of this war is its immediacy to people aroun ...

We've got to give them back their hope
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Clive Calver I saw it in their empty eyes and hollow cheeks. The ethnic Albanians pouring over the Kosovo border into Albania for refuge h ...

Disarming Ignorance
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phillip Berrigan Veterans look at the reality of war. Come behold the works of the Lord....She makes wars to c ...

A Bridge Too Far?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 10:30pm | Type: Magazine Article

Marie Smyth Northern Ireland lurches toward peace. The conflict in Northern Ireland has been a highly managed ...