The Common Good

Results for Nonviolence

Listening to MLK
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p><P><A href="http://blog.beliefnet.com/godspolitics/2008/01/mlks-unfinished-revolution-by.html">Mary Nelson just posted on MLK's Riverside speech</A>, but I have some r ...

Revolution of the Spirit
Originally Posted: 02/28/2011 - 7:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Deats Burma's resistance is not over. In August 2007, in response to a massive government-mandate ...

Soldier Saints and Patriot Pacifists
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 7:19am | Type: Blog

This year, Nov. 11 will be a particularly joyous day for this veteran. This year, Nov. 11 will be a particularly joyous day for this veteran. Though I will not be attending any ev ...

The Power of Nonviolence
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 1:29pm | Type: Blog

<P>The news this afternoon from Myanmar/Burma is not good. A recent AP story said that</P><br /> <BLOCKQUOTE dir=ltr style="MARGIN-RIGHT: 0px"> ...

Six Found Guilty Of Trying to See Their Senator
Originally Posted: 08/31/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Blog

<p>On Thursday, Sept. 6, 2007, six of us were found guilty in federal court in Albuquerque, New Mexico, by a federal judge for trying to visit the office of our senator. We will be sentenced in a few wee ...

Gandhi For Today
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Rice How would Mahatma Gandhi confront terrorism today? And what action would the apostle of nonviolence take in response to the wars ...

What if the Amish Were in Charge of the War on Terror?
Originally Posted: 07/14/2011 - 6:52am | Type: Blog

I confess: Over the last 10 days, I did not pay much attention to the Amish school shooting. As the mother of an 8-year old girl, I find school violence stories too painful to follow.</p> ...

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

Rose Marie Berger Catholic priest Carl Kabat and military veterans Greg Boertje-Obed and Michael Walli led a Plowshares direct action agai ...

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

Arnold Stieber In the June 2006 issue, Ched Myers wrote a warm, informative article on Tom Fox and Christian Peacemaker Teams (“The Blood ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh The Alpha and Omega The Alpha and Omega Revelation is perhaps the most abused book of the ...

Words, Not War, With Iran
Originally Posted: 05/12/2011 - 9:36am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Wes Granberg-Michaelson Susannah Heschel Bria ...

Operation Peaceforce
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Amid increased violence in Sri Lanka, Nonviolent Peaceforce members are providing unarmed accompaniment to those deliver ...

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 ...

Who is the Enemy?
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

John Malkin Everyone wants to be happy and to fulfill their dreams. For many who live in war zones, prisons, and places of poverty, those ...

New And Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 03/03/2011 - 3:38pm | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh A New Season A New Season Hitting midlife can bring angst, lots of it. Dale Hanson Bourke’ ...

New and Noteworthy
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Molly Marsh Communities at Risk “AIDS is born in the house of poverty,” an Indian health worker says on Making Ends Meet: AIDS and Poverty , a new resource from the Menno ...

A Life of Faithful Integrity
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:11am | Type: Magazine Article

Ann E. Helmke In the final analysis it is not how many times one prays but how eager one is to imbibe it. ...

Getting in the Way
Originally Posted: 05/11/2011 - 10:09am | Type: Magazine Article

Rich Preheim Christian Peacemaker teams puts into practice the idea that peace work should be a regular job, not just a noble hobby. ...

In the Mahatma's Footsteps
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:29am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Palestine Arun Gandhi, Arun Gandhi, grandson of India’s liberati ...

Arm in Arm, Hand in Hand
Originally Posted: 05/06/2011 - 1:37pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rachel Medema Volunteers from around the world work for peace in Palestine simply by being there. ...

Seeing Beyond War
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:24pm | Type: Magazine Article

Theresa Miller I THOROUGHLY enjoyed the article by Peter Ackerman and Jack DuVall ("With Weapons of the Will," September-October ...

Coercion vs. Cooperation
Originally Posted: 07/09/2014 - 3:01pm | Type: Magazine Article

Richard Deats Jonathan Schell, author of such highly acclaimed books as The Fate of the Earth and The Gift of Time, has now written perha ...

The Other Front
Originally Posted: 04/06/2011 - 6:25am | Type: Magazine Article

Hector Mondragon Nonviolence may be the untold story in Colombia's war. Poor people on the Caribbean co ...

Walk This Way
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Jodi Hochstedler The Nonviolent Peaceforce is putting soldiers in the ...

Swinging Back
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:42am | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown Violence in the anti-corporate-globalization movement Kadd Stephens, 24, longs for "a wo ...

A Toast to Freedom
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:48am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger There are basically three kinds of power: domination, collaboration, and satyagraha (truth force). ...

No Easy Answers
Originally Posted: 07/03/2014 - 9:31am | Type: Magazine Article

Norm Mundhenk I want to thank you for Jim Wallis' article "Hard Questions for Peacemakers." I ...

Worth Noting
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger In light of the 9-11 wars, people worldwide are digging more deeply into the study of applied nonviolence. ...

Violence is Against My Religion
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 9:01am | Type: Magazine Article

Bethany Spicher Schonberg From his fifth-floor window in Mennonite Central Committee's D.C. office, Daryl Byler can keep an eye on t ...

The Tonto Principle
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stanley M. Hauerwas Some people think that if you have a position of Christian nonviolence, you don’t have anything to say because you’re ...

The Bonhoeffer Assumption
Originally Posted: 08/28/2011 - 6:25pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Wink There’s a trap that I’d call the Bonhoeffer assumption. Dietrich Bonhoeffer was studying at Union Seminary in New York. ...

Hard Questions for Peacemakers
Originally Posted: 07/02/2014 - 8:33am | Type: Magazine Article

Jim Wallis Theologians of nonviolence wrestle with how to resist terrorism. This has been a very difficult tim ...

Turning the Church Toward Peace
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

John K. Stoner Are we doomed to descend ever-deeper into rage on the road, revenge in the workplace, and ruin in the home? ...

Won't Study War No More
Originally Posted: 07/01/2014 - 10:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Susannah Hunter An individual's right to refuse active military ...

Building a Nonviolent Army
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:53pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Hartsough Mel Duncan 'There is no better legacy we can leave than an effecti ...

Catalytic Converters
Originally Posted: 06/30/2014 - 3:49pm | Type: Magazine Article

Stacia M. Brown The Veterans of Hope video series profiles nonviolence activists from around the world. Whoev ...

Nonviolent Legacies
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 7:54pm | Type: Magazine Article

Dan Buchanan Since 1915, the Fellowship of Reconciliation has been the most influential faith-based peace organization in the United State ...

How Rebellious Was Jesus?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:27pm | Type: Magazine Article

Chris Byrd Seeing the gospel in new ways. Jesus is serious. John Dear became convinced of that during a pilgri ...

How to Change the World
Originally Posted: 06/23/2014 - 3:50pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger A training manual in nonviolent revolution. Right before Christmas last year, I sat in a Wa ...

Kosovo's Peaceful Rugova
Originally Posted: 09/19/2014 - 11:06am | Type: Magazine Article

Eugene Martin Kosovo’s peaceful leader Ibrahim Rugova has not received press attention until recently. IN YOU ...

A Time to Weep
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

Walter Wink Fletcher Farrar Repentance is lacking on all sides. ...

Creative Courage
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:28pm | Type: Magazine Article

David Hartsough Before the war, a vigorous nonviolent movement sought justice for Kosovo. Their call for support from the world went unhee ...

A Cure for Kosovo?
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:29pm | Type: Magazine Article

Rose Marie Berger Orthodox reformers forge path of peace. When it comes to conversation about Kosovo and the a ...

The Passionate Nonviolence of Youth
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:32pm | Type: Magazine Article

Vincent Romano Matt Schroeder Neera Singh ...

The Faces of Crisis
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Julienne Gage Restoring hope and identity to El Salvador's youth. "THIS IS the face of Maria. She� ...

Jesus the Protagonist
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Patrick G. Coy Narrative and nonviolence in the biblical story. The task of responding with integrity ...

Keeping Faith Alive
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:43pm | Type: Magazine Article

Wes Howard-Brook John Dear's Peace Behind Bars. Jesuit priest John Dear is a simple man. For ...

Set the Powers to Tremble
Originally Posted: 04/05/2011 - 9:44pm | Type: Magazine Article

William T. Cavanaugh David S. Cunningham John Dear on nonviolence and the nature of God ...