Phil Haslanger 09-09-2009

Just the basic facts about Anna Baltzer make her a provocative presence. She's a 30-year-old Jewish-American woman who is arguing passionately for justice for Palestinians.

Janna Hunter-Bowman 06-19-2009
On June 8, Pastor Reinel Martinez Medina testified before the Colombian Congress on the execution of his brother at the hands of Colombian Public Security Forces: "I dare to speak out about my brot
It is undeniable that the Palestinian people - Muslim and Christians - have suffered in pursuit of a homeland. For more than 60 years they have endured the pain of dislocation.
Jim Wallis 05-22-2009
I'm in Germany at the biannual Kirchentag festival of faith of the German churches, so I missed the news and analysis of President Barack Obama and former Vice President Dick Cheney's spee
Aaron Taylor 05-14-2009
A few weeks ago, I read Brian McLaren's post on this blog that caused some intense soul-searching.
Amanda Hendler-Voss 05-05-2009

Arise, all women who have hearts! Whether your baptism be of water or of tears!

Ryan Beiler 04-17-2009
There is much to be disturbed about in the recent revelation of the Bush administration torture memos.
Randy Woodley 04-15-2009
I consider myself a peacemaker and a patriot. I come from a long line of warriors and military servicemen.
Ryan Beiler 03-23-2009

In last week's SojoMail, the quote of the week was from an Israeli squad leader describing the incredulous reactions of his men when he took measures to protect civilian lives during the invasion of Gaza.

Ryan Beiler 02-16-2009

Each time I write about the Middle East, I feel compelled to repeat three concepts.

Rabbi Arthur Waskow 01-29-2009
Beyond anguish, what can we say about the massive death and destruction in Gaza and the traumatic fear of falling rockets in Israel?
Ryan Beiler 01-16-2009
This kind of feels close to an exercise in I-told-you-so, but for all the folks who assert that voting is a hopelessly corrupted exercise in irredeemable empire, consider as an indicator the testim
Why do we value blood and tears so cheap? Is it because we all own them? When we grieve the various losses that life brings to us, the tears seem to flow from some inexhaustible source.
Ryan Beiler 01-07-2009
In addition to the obvious and outrageous tragedy of those killed by the Israeli bombing of Gaza (640 killed so far in this
Joseph D'souza 12-09-2008
After the Mumbai terrorist attacks, India must not commit the same mistakes as the United States in its war on terror.
Jim Wallis 12-04-2008
"The appeal of terrorism is waning," said Mathew Burrows, head of long-range analysis in the office of the director of national intelligence.
Jim Wallis 12-02-2008
Many in India and across the world saw last week's hostage situation as In