Pacifists in Chains: The Persecution of Hutterites During the Great War. Johns Hopkins University Press
Create your own scene from Corinth.
Just Jesus by Walter Wink with Steven Berry / On "Strangers No Longer" by Paulist Press / Eve by Angélique Kidjo / O Taste and See by Bonnie Thurston
Radical Jesus: A Graphic History of Faith. Herald Press.
Creating a Scene in Corinth: A Simulation. Herald Press.
This Day: New & Collected Sabbath Poems. Counterpoint.
When we think about the poor of the world our thoughts often drift toward starvation, unsafe water, malaria, and lack of medical attention. These thoughts will likely move us to taking action in a variety of ways. We give farming skills and equipment, we drill wells, we provide mosquito netting, and doctors volunteer their time to help treat the poor of the world.
All of these things can be helpful and beneficial but there is a deeper, much darker, problem below the surface of poverty. The problem is violence. Gary Haugen, the founder of International Justice Mission, recently released a new book titled The Locust Effect, which documents the plight of the poor in developing countries.
What benefit is it to provide schooling for girls that refuse to attend because many of them get raped when they attend? How can a micro-loan help a father provide for his family when he gets thrown into prison for a crime he didn't commit and can't afford to bribe the law enforcement? How is a mother supposed to care for her children when her home is taken away from her by her husband's family once he dies?
Marking the centennial of pacifist poet William Stafford
Birmingham Revolution: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Epic Challenge to the Church. IVP Books.
City of God: Faith in the Streets. Jericho Books.