Jeremiah lived in Jerusalem at the time when the Babylonians were laying siege to the city.
"The Bible knows nothing about peace without justice," said that great prophet of joyful restorative justice, Desmond Tutu, when he received the Nobel Peace Prize in 1984.
William Faulkner once said: "The past is not dead.
If the financial crisis shows anything, it's that what's happening on Wall Street matters to Main Street, and that we should never take "it's too complicated for you to understand" as an answer
A standard definition of community development often goes something like this:
Despite the repeated attempts of former President George W.
"Only the dead have seen the end of war."
In this hour, amongst everything else that is on my mind, I am mindful of the 19th of May, 2009, marking the birthday of a mystic activist and voice of justice.