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God is Not [and has never been] White: Biblical Post-colonial Theology
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:18am | Type: Blog

"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.</p> ...

Might Will Never Make Right In Afghanistan
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I consider myself a peacemaker and a patriot. I come from a long line of warriors and military servicemen. I consider myself a peacemaker and a patriot. I come from a long line of ...

Making a Difference in Darfur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

In an <a title="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123958504474112427.html" href="http://online.wsj.com/article/SB123958504474112427.html">op-ed piece</a> in Monday's <em&g ...

Be Not Afraid: Faith and Reason in the Notre Dame 'Scandal'
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Notre Dame President Rev. Notre Dame President Rev. John Jenkins is facing furious backlash after inviting President Barack Obama to give the university's commencemen ...

Prayers for Genocide Victims and Survivors
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

On the anniversary of the 1994 Tutsi Genocide in Rwanda, I was invited by <a href="http://www.miraclecorners.org">Miracle Corners of the World</a> to attend a ceremony held at the Chur ...

Rwanda's Hopes and Challenges 15 Years After the Genocide
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago. Today the world is remembering Rwanda and the genocide that started there 15 years ago. As ...

Three Priorities for Darfur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I have a confession to make. In the ninth year of the 21st century, and on my own 46th birthday, I may be the last activist left in America that has never penned a blog. I have a ...

'Once Again' in Darfur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

Here we are again, and again, and again. It is not a new message or a new concern. People have been suffering, starving, raped, beaten and killed year in and year out. Here we ar ...

Darfur's Cries Grow Louder
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I was on a conference call for an hour and a half last week. It was intense. I haven't fully calmed down from it. I paced back and forth in the living room for a good portion of it.</p> ...

From Lazy Pluralism to Active Solidarity
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I guess that people are on a journey when it comes to faith. Some admit to being on a journey, while there are those who state they have arrived. I guess that people are on a jour ...

Save Darfur's Women: Rape as a War Crime
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

I recently heard a voice from Darfur. She sat on a stage in front of me, not on the pages of the newspaper, and Darfur's resilient voice said, "The crisis has turned our lives upside down."</ ...

Hope for Darfur?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

The United States has recognized that genocide is taking place in Darfur, Sudan. That recognition is now five years old. The United States has recognized that genocide is taking ...

Creating a New American Ethos
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:17am | Type: Blog

We stand at what could be the greatest divide in American history. We stand at what could be the greatest divide in American history. America has come from Native American genocid ...

The Pattern of this World
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:15pm | Type: Magazine Article

Emmanuel Katongole Jonathan Wilson-Hartgrove A Ugandan Catholic priest, the child of Rw ...

Rich Cizik, Pioneer for New Evangelicals, Resigns from NAE
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

Rich Cizik has been a pioneer in the "new evangelical" movement and a real hero, especially to the next generation of young believers. Rich Cizik has been a pioneer in t ...

Is America the Promised Land or Egypt?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

Social location is vital to understanding how people come to their interpretations, and appropriations, of the Bible and its stories. Social location is vital to understanding how ...

National Service, Global Concern
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

President Obama,</p> President Obama, Your campaign fired up supporters around the country and galvanized them to ring doorbells and make phone calls. Now you need to in ...

VP Debate's Blind Spots on Darfur
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:51am | Type: Blog

In last week's debate, Gwen Ifill, Sen. Biden, and Gov. In last week's debate, Gwen Ifill, Sen. Biden, and Gov. Palin all got it part wrong on Darfur: they implied that ...

There is No Divide between Us
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

The genocidal situation in Darfur continues to worsen, with more killings and increased attacks on peacekeepers.&#160; All the efforts to date by the U.N., the U.S., and other governments have fail ...

Googling Genocide
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Kim Szeto The U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum and Google Earth recently launched the Genocide Prevention Mapping Initiative, starting with ...

Camp Darfur
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

James Ferguson A refugee camp popped up last April on the sports field of Lennox Middle School, right next to Los Angeles International Ai ...

Can These Bones Live?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Janet L. Parker What the church must learn from Rwanda. In just 100 days between April and July 1994, an estim ...

Deserted In Darfur
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger More than 1. More than 1.8 million people have been affected by the tragedy in Darfur, in Sudan’s western region, according to the Uni ...

A Passion for Peace
Originally Posted: 07/24/2014 - 2:11pm | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg Even as atrocities in western Sudan have drawn the world's focus in recent months, there are signs of hope elsewhe ...

Ethnic Cleansing in Sudan
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Elizabeth Palmberg What part of 'never again' do we not understand? Just as peace is ...

East Timor
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 11:13am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis A clear moral test Once again this fall, as in Kosovo last spring, the world was confronted with g ...

The Personal Touch
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Lucy Fuchs Letters and loans help survivors of genocide rebuild their lives. When the Holocaust became general ...