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A Responsible Withdrawal From Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:18pm | Type: Blog

Recently, I participated in a conference call based on a report from The Task Force For A Responsible Withdrawal From Iraq. Recently, I participated in a conference call based on ...

Wounds of War
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Paul Rieckhoff Loving our neighbors coming home from war. Leading an Army infantry platoon in Baghdad for a ye ...

Speaking Truth to Power
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larry Rankin In Jim Wallis’ article, “A Call to Repentance” (January 2008), he indicts all American churches as having lost their Christi ...

Missing in Iraq
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Michael Berezowski Alexis Vaughan For Iraqis, the scramble to find family members who ...

The New Evangelicals
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

June G. Vajda Richard Babb The tide of political priorities among white evangelicals m ...

A Call to Repentance
Originally Posted: 05/13/2011 - 12:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Christian support for the Iraq war raises the critical question: To whom do we belong? To whom do w ...

Wading in Blackwater
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Alexis Vaughan Data reviewed by the Congres­sional Committee on Overs ...

Renewed Faith
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Diana Trepesowsky Sojourners magazine was recommended to me by my brother-in-law, so I sent away for a free trial issue. ...

Iraq: The Tipping Point
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis The war in Iraq should never have been fought, cannot be won, and must now be ended. This summer, o ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Praise Band. The National Hispanic Christian Leadersh ...

October is the Deadliest Month
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:36pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patricia Giragosian The eightieth soldier was blown up in Salahuddin Province. The eightieth soldier was blown ...

Just Trust the President?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

William Cavanaugh History does not tend to be kind to Christian theologians who demand war. In a New York Times article titled " ...

Tonight We Begin to End War
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis This war is morally wrong, and it was from the very start. The following is adapted from Jim Wall ...

A Surge for Peace
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 1:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

The Editors Christians step out against the war. On March 16, approximately 3,500 people braved a nasty late ...

A Calm, Hopeful Fire
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Colin Mathewson No one person, and yet seemingly every person in on the planning of this event, was in charge. ...

The Journey
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Carol Brophy It's about the journey. As the cathedral dean, Rev. It's about the journey. As the cath ...

An Ocean of Tears
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Celeste Zappala I am Celeste Zappala, of the First United Methodist Church of Germantown in Philadelphia, of Military Families Speak Out, ...

Counting the Cost
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Larisa Friesen From my seat in the balcony in the National Cathedral, I realized that the crowd I saw numbered nearly the same as the numb ...

To Redeem the Soul of America
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 1:45pm | Type: Magazine Article

Raphael G. Warnock Whenever there are billions of dollars and then billions more available to bomb Baghdad, but never enough to rebuild Ne ...

Baghdad
Originally Posted: 03/16/2011 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Anonymous Iraqi Woman There were dozens of people in a bleak group. It's a very specific look, one you will find only outside the Bag ...

Trusting Only the Cross
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Amy Yarnell The depth of my sorrow for the loss of life on all sides seems beyond expression. The depth of my ...

Willing to Risk
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Phyllis Taylor As a Jewish person in this Christian peace witness, I felt affirmed and welcomed by the other participants. ...

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

Bill Wylie-Kellermann Ambassadors. I'm a sometimes preacher, these days a Methodist holding forth among an Episcopal congregation in ...

A Stream of Light
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson As we stepped out of the cathedral, wind blew snow from the rooftops, past the lit windows of the Cotswold-like cotta ...

Reaching Out
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim King Walking beside me was our 15-year-old son, David, and Odess Monsanje, from Zambia, who is living with us for a year. ...

Deeply Felt
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jenny Duskey I was born just before the United States entered World War II, and I've been participating in peace walks and vigils sin ...

Broken and Transformed
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Helen LaKelly Hunt Rollercoaster feelings all around began with the storming weather that day. While it kept many away, for those gathered ...

An Act of Divine Obedience
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Bob Francis I WATCHED FOR MONTHS as many of my coworkers devoted themselves to preparation for the Christian Peace Witness, including week ...

Finding Our Prophetic Voices
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Khristine Hopkins Though I have stood weekly at a vigil for the last five years, been in several marches, and even participated in civil d ...

Discerning the Spirit of Iraq
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Our children are coming home from the front lines- and they have questions. How are we, as A ...

Bob Francis: Can You Help Me Find the Free and Independent Press?
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><a href="http://www.pbs.org/moyers/journal/btw/watch.html"></a>Bill Moyers Journal aired a great program Wednesday night called "<a href="http://www.pbs.org/moyers/j ...

News Bites
Originally Posted: 03/15/2011 - 1:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Catholic Vote? Catho ...

Christine Mihevc: Policeman Saves Local Peace Witness
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:08pm | Type: Blog

<em>As part of the </em><a href="http://www.christianpeacewitness.org"><em>Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</em></a><em>, more than 200 local vigils were org ...

Snapshot: Christian Peace Witness for Iraq
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 2:08pm | Type: Blog

Look for more coverage soon, but here's a first look at Friday night's <a href="http://christianpeacewitness.org">Christian Peace Witness for Iraq</a> in Washington, D.C., as ma ...

Alleged CPT Captors Held for Trial
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jonathan Mendez Three Christian Peacemaker Teams members who were hel ...

A Seed of Dissent
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Duane Shank It's time for the troops to come home. When opposition to the war in Vietnam grew inside the ...

The Innocent Victims
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Tom C. Davis How can we abide the deaths of so many children? In October, a study on deaths in Iraq was publis ...

Declaring Peace With Iraq
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Laurel Rae Mathewson More than 133 people, many of them prominent religious leaders, were arrested on the grounds of the U.S. Capitol in S ...

118 Days
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:04am | Type: Magazine Article

James Loney Christian Peacemakers on captivity in Iraq. On Nov. 26, 2005, four members of the Christian Peac ...

A Gateway to Humanity
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Harmeet Singh Sooden I have always been uncomfortable with the designation “peacemaker.” “Makers” usually have an intimate relationship wi ...

'We are Still Here'
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Peggy Gish The faces of our Iraqi partners showed pain and worry in April 2006 when we asked them whether Christian Peacemaker Teams shoul ...

A Light Shines in the Darkness
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 10:03am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Tom Fox was profoundly affected by the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001. Tom Fox was prof ...

Refuse to Go
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

F. William Hodge I read with great interest Stacia Brown’s article on conscientious objectors in the military (“Valor, Honor, Conscience,” ...

Valor, Honor, Conscience
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 9:37am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia Brown A growing number of U.S. soldiers are saying no to the Iraq war. When Jason Webb joined the Army ...

Iraq Vets Take on Washington
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Erik K. Gustafson Soldier-candidates offer a firsthand perspective on the Iraq war. During the Vietnam War, it ...

9/11, Five Years On
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Joan Chittister Has the world changed? Or have we? We are five years away now from the incineration of the Twi ...

First Day on the Job
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ed Spivey Jr. Welcoming al Qaeda's dynamic new leader in Iraq. Congratulations to Abu Hamza al-Muhajir, t ...

Paradise: Under the shade of swords.
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Christi Kramer At the feet of the mothers. The safest place in the world for you is curled up on the com ...

The Ways of Shalom
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Robert Roth These five weeks of passages extol the depth, breadth, and living power of shalom—the biblical peace for humanity and all that ...

The Blood Of The Martyrs
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Ched Myers Tom Fox's nonviolent witness. We have assumed the name of peacemakers, but we have been, by an ...