Jim Balmer is an antiwar activist whose commitment to nonviolence has made him an advocate for a consistent ethic of life. Interview by Elizabeth Palmberg.
If we read 1 Peter's message to immigrants, exiles, and foreigners only as a metaphor, we risk missing the point.
This pledge, which draws on one used by Mahatma Gandhi's independence campaign in India, was used in the U.S. civil rights movement in the 1950s and '60s.
Abortion rates have dropped, and many people of faith are very interested in the reasons why.
A young immigration activist goes behind bars--on purpose--to shed light on Obama's deportation policies.
"You shall love the alien as yourself, for you were aliens in the land of Egypt."
Frank Mugisha, executive director of Sexual Minorities Uganda
We shouldn't really expect the Oscars to grasp the point of history, though this year the films nominated for Best Picture are a fascinating snapshot of what ails—and could heal—us.
Pursuing Justice: The Call to Live & Die for Bigger Things by Ken Wytsma / Girl Rising / Summoned from the Margin: Homecoming of an African by Lamin Sanneh / Old Monk by Mary Lou Kownacki
Restless Fires: Young John Muir's Thousand-Mile Walk to the Gulf in 1867-68. Mercer University Press.
Faith, Doubt, and Other Lines I've Crossed: Walking with the Unknown God. Jericho Books.
As Jim Wallis pointed out in his January 2013 editorial "It's Time to End the Death Penalty," capital punishment is an affront to a "consistent ethic of life," which is usually understood as extending from
Thank you for the January 2013 issue's strong emphasis on abolishing the death penalty ("Who Would Jesus Execute?" interview of Richard Viguerie by Jim Wallis;
Hemorrhaging from the concertina / crown, brass knuckles, scourging, cigarette burns, / lurching the last meter of Golgotha
Modern passages from Oswald Chambers' classic devotional reader My Utmost for His Highest.