Tag Archives: Colombia

Breaking Good

Addiction, Drug Policy, and the Body of Christ Past Approaches and Present Concerns Re-Examining our Nation’s Responses to Drugs, Rev. Gordon Edwards and John Lindsay-Poland A Biblical and Theological Reflection on Consumption, Addiction, and Prejudicial Drug Policy, Rev. Max Lynn Amethyst … Continue reading

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Justice and Responsibility: The Drug War in Colombia

Interview with German Zarate-Durier Unbound: Let’s start with the basics: What is the drug war like in Colombia? German: I would say that in Colombia there are two things related to drugs that really affect society – corruption and violence. … Continue reading

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Uprooted By Force

Displacement and Eviction in Colombia “Isn’t it dangerous?” That’s the question people in the U.S. usually ask when they learn I live in Colombia. My answer: Yes and no. No, I am not fearful for my personal safety. For outsiders, … Continue reading

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Listening is the First Step

I sat on the front porch of an hermano – a “brother” – from the small, Pentecostal-feeling Presbyterian church in a small town in the region of Uraba, Colombia. My sweaty legs stuck to the plastic chair, and I briefly … Continue reading

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