Ryan Beiler

Ryan Rodrick Beiler was the Sojourners web editor from 1999 to 2010. He currently works as a freelance photojournalist based in Oslo, Norway. 

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Pro-Israeli, Pro-Palestinian, Pro-Jesus

by Ryan Beiler 02-04-2015

Evangelicals are no longer automatically taking a one-sided approach to conflict in the Middle East—and with that change comes hope for a troubled region. 

Gaza: The Persistent Paradox

by Ryan Beiler 08-02-2013

Gaza, a land at once ugly and impoverished—and beautiful and rich.

Toothbrushes, Towels, and Tackling Root Causes in Gaza

by Ryan Beiler 06-29-2011

We met 10-year-old Noor Al-Abid in November during our first visit to Gaza.

Nakba Day Protests: Palestine's Arab Spring?

by Ryan Beiler 05-25-2011

The scenes were stunning: Hundreds of demonstrators pouring across the fence between Syria and the Israeli occupied Golan Heights.

Nonviolent Activists in Palestine Face Harassment, Prison, and Violence

by Ryan Beiler 01-07-2011

Last Friday, at a protest against the Israeli separation barrier in the West Bank town of Bil'in, Palestinian nonviolent activist Jawaher Abu Rahmah was killed by http://www.google.com/url?q=http%3A%2F%2Fmondoweiss.net%2F2011%2F01%2Fde...

Planning for Peace

by Ryan Beiler 01-01-2011
In the Middle East, people step in where governments fail.

A Prophetic Milestone Toward Peace

by Ryan Beiler 07-01-2010

Palestinian Christians call for a nonviolent movement to end the occupation.

Video: Colbert Interviews Elizabeth Warren on Financial Reform

by Ryan Beiler 05-06-2010

Stephen Colbert does the second best interview in recent memory with economist, passionate advocate for consumer protection, and veteran Sunday school teacher Elizabeth Warren. Second best, that is, to Sojourners' interview with her for our April magazine cover story.


Images from White House Immigration Rally and Civil Disobedience

by Ryan Beiler 05-03-2010
Rep. Luis Gutierrez (D-IL) and 34 other immigration rights advocates were arrested during a demonstration at the White House on Saturday.

Murray Hill for Congress!

by Ryan Beiler 05-01-2010
Good news: Now corporations can buy democracy direct at huge discounts!