These five weeks of passages extol the depth, breadth, and living power of shalom—the biblical peace for humanity and all that lives.
A Basis for Peace
Christian peacemaking and the implications of a global police force.
Twenty-five Christian peacemakers, members of Witness Against Torture, walked 50 miles from Santiago, Cuba, to the gates of the controversial U.S. Naval Base at Guantánamo Bay in December to protest the treatment of prisoners detained there.
Even as atrocities in western Sudan have drawn the world's focus in recent months, there are signs of hope elsewhere in the nation, which has been ravaged by civil war for three or four decades.
Volunteers from around the world work for peace in Palestine simply by being there.
First he took off his hat and coat; then his sweater and shirt.
The term reconciliation carries such a chord of optimism; it conjures images of issues resolved and friendships re-established. But it’s usually wrenching work.