Tag Archives: Place

Can American Christians Care About Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement?

The Hong Kong protests raise some tough questions for Christians in America about where our solidarities lie. more »

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The Route between Two Cities

Yesterday, a number of us from The Washington Institute for Faith, Vocation, and Culture had the privilege to sit at table with “a man from Galilee,” Archbishop Emeritus Elias Chacour, a man many people the world over call Abuna, or … more »

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“The Peace is Ours”: Peacemakers of Colombia

On July 15, in Havana, Cuba, peace talks resumed between the Colombian government and the FARC rebel group. During this round, talks focused on the rights and compensation of the victims of over half a century of violence. That same … more »

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They Are That Way

As the sun rose over Tower Grove Park in St. Louis on Monday, August 11, the tragic death of Michael Brown two days before fully saturated our long segregated, long suspicious, long hurting city. And we were all running to … more »

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Makes Me Wanna Holler

When I first learned of Michael Brown’s death by a white police officer, I wanted to holler. Why? Incidents where a white police officer kills an unarmed black male are happening with too much regularity. See this link for eerily … more »

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Christianity, Journalism, and Gaza

We do not have all the answers. But we can and must ask the questions. In the meantime, we know enough to love. more »

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Listening to the Right Voices

[Editor’s Note: Todd Deatherage’s reflection below was originally published on The Telos Group‘s website. Used with permission. Please visit The Telos Group to learn how American faith communities can help positively transform the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.]   Here we are again, in a … more »

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Architecture and Design as a Peace-building Practice

Every summer, the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding at Eastern Mennonite University (EMU) brings together practitioners from around the world interested in augmenting their training in peace and conflict transformation. This year, a new course was offered on architecture and … more »

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“Questions of Travel” and J.R. Goudeau

Think of the long trip home.
Should we have stayed at home and thought of here?
Where should we be today?
Is it right to be watching strangers in a play
in this strangest of theatres? more »

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Spirit of the Poor: Resisting Restlessness

When I look back to my early years of re-acclimating to America after having been a missionary kid overseas, I see some arrogance on my part, but at the time, my pride was intimately intwined with place and belonging. more »

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