The Common Good

Tom Getman

Blog Posts by Tom Getman

Posted by Tom Getman 5 weeks 3 days ago
Not many people traveling in southern Africa consider Venda in the northern Limpopo Province a worthy touristic or project partnership visit. For years visitors to the South African Development...
Posted by Tom Getman 5 weeks 6 days ago
“Come to the living God … Come to stand alongside those who sufferCome to those who seek freedom … Come to resist all that offends God’s justiceCome to Jesus as He hangs on the Cross … Come to the...
Posted by Tom Getman 51 weeks 6 days ago
This week’s “10 Best Stories” missed an important news item from Palestine — not about Pope Francis but rather a family that practices what the pope preaches.Tent of Nations, in the Occupied West...
Posted by Tom Getman 1 year 9 weeks ago
Oppressive poverty, like corruption and unfettered crime, is a human condition to be addressed and mitigated by principled choices to alter societal structures. This is particularly illustrated in...
Posted by Tom Getman 1 year 11 weeks ago
In the Khayelitsha township near Cape Town, Baphumelele Respite Care Centre and Clinic serves abandoned children as well as ill adults. The staff faces daily the anguish of caring for babies and...

Articles by Tom Getman

Embracing Israel/Palestine: A Strategy to Heal and Transform the Middle East. North Atlantic Books.

Conversations in Transition: Leading South African Voices. David Philip Publishers

Glenn Beck's exploitative event in Israel ignored justice and U.S. public opinion.

With God on Our Side, directed by Porter Speakman Jr. (Rooftop Productions)

Why 'Holy Land Tours' miss the real story