I have always been uncomfortable with the designation “peacemaker.” “Makers” usually have an intimate relationship with their craft.
The faces of our Iraqi partners showed pain and worry in April 2006 when we asked them whether Christian Peacemaker Teams should continue to work in Iraq after Jim, Harmeet, Norman, and Tom had bee
Tom Fox was profoundly affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001.
Thomas Keating talks about how the ancient church tradition of contemplation can transform Christians today.
John Perkins' pioneering ministry has shown that true racial reconciliation can only come with economic and political empowerment.
Political manipulation of religion only compounded the crime of political neglect of the poor.
How would Mahatma Gandhi confront terrorism today? And what action would the apostle of nonviolence take in response to the wars waged in the name of anti-terrorism?
There may be no more basic lesson in persuasive writing than the futility of creating a straw man: Sketch a loose summary of an opponent’s argument in order to dismiss it with ease.
The federal excise tax on long-distance phone calls, which began as part of the Spanish-American War effort in 1898, was repealed in May by the U.S. Treasury Department.
She left with her sack of stones and one dying rose, fragrant as Pinot Noir.
Turkey’s highest Islamic authority, the Diyanet, recently decided to prepare a new collection of hadiths without sexist statements such as “the best of women are those who are like shee
In “Back from the Brink?” September-October 2006, David Cortright argues well for U.S. engagement with Iran, a dialogue many of us have advocated since the 1980s.
If you want to be cool this Christmas, nothing is more “in” than irony and nothing is more ironic than sending gifts wrapped with Jesus packaging tape—printed with Andy Warhol-esq
I read with great interest Stacia Brown’s article on conscientious objectors in the military (“Valor, Honor, Conscience,” September-October 2006).
While Advent is the particular season of the church year in which we anticipate the coming of Jesus, the word can also mean "a coming into being," an opportunity for old ways of thinking and being
At the request of Archbishop of Canterbury Rowan Williams, a group of U.S.