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Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Blog Posts by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

Posted by The Rev. Dr. William Barber II, Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 6 weeks 2 days ago
From Ava DuVernay’s award-winning film to President Obama’s speech at the Edmund Pettus Bridge, America has remembered Selma this year. We have honored grass-roots leaders, acknowledged the...
Posted by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 45 weeks 2 days ago
On June 2, 1964, while hundreds of Freedom Summer volunteers were still finishing their training in Oxford, Ohio, three civil rights workers went missing in Neshoba County, Miss.Student Nonviolent...
Posted by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 1 year 3 weeks ago
At 6:23 p.m. yesterday, the state of Oklahoma initiated its effort to kill Clayton D. Lockett. Twenty minutes later, after being declared unconscious by a physician, Lockett cried out, "Oh, man,"...
Posted by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 1 year 43 weeks ago
On Monday I watched as my young DREAMer friends pause to pray from the “other side” of the fence in Nogales, Mexico before attempting to cross the border back into the Arizona. Rev. John Fife,...
Posted by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove 3 years 22 weeks ago
I think of Mary, the young woman whose eyes were opened to God’s messenger, whose womb was opened to God in human flesh. The Greeks call her theotokos — the God-bearer.She is the one who welcomed...

Articles by Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove

A grassroots resistance movement emerges in North Carolina.

Gandhi and the Unspeakable: His Final Experiment with Truth, by James W. Douglass.

The Gifts of the Small Church by Jason Byassee. Abingdon Press.

An interview with L'Arche founder Jean Vanier and theologian Stanley Hauerwas.

Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove interviews L'Arche founder Jean Vanier and theologian Stanley Hauerwas about the ways Jesus calls us to engage this violent and broken world.