Elizabeth McAlister

Elizabeth McAlister was a founding member of Jonah House, a Catholic resistance community in Baltimore. She now lives in New York City. 

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From the Archives: March 1986

by Elizabeth McAlister 01-31-2014

Exodus and Community

Regaining a Moral Compass

by Elizabeth McAlister 04-01-2007
The ongoing truth of King's vision.

Is Marriage Obsolete?

by Elizabeth McAlister 03-01-1996
Sex, fidelity, and freedom.

We could not, so help us God, do otherwise

Celebrating Daniel Berrigan's 75 years of prophetic faithfulness

A Garden in Cracked Soil

by Elizabeth McAlister 04-01-1987

Women: Witnesses to the Resurrection.

Exodus and Community

by Elizabeth McAlister 03-01-1986

By seasons, feasts, and scriptures, the churches seek to lead us through our history to nurture our consciousness on the bread of remembering.

God's Gift of Displacement

by Elizabeth McAlister 02-01-1986

Like Peter, we are called to relinquish control and seek solidarity with the marginalized.

A Community Of Sanity

by Elizabeth McAlister 05-01-1983

A friend, actually the first of many, once asked me a question: "Why do we choose civil disobedience over the more acceptable forms of protest?" The question seemed incorrect.

The Concern Is For Human Life

by Elizabeth McAlister 11-01-1980

Phil and I have two children: Frida, age 6, and Jerome, age 5. They are one year and two weeks apart.