Tag Archives: Human Rights

Heartbreak and Hope in the Congo

It was late on the night of March 20 of this year, Palm Sunday. Father Vincent Machozi, an Assumptionist priest in the eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, was working on his laptop in a community center near the city … Continue reading

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ACSWP Responds to PMEP “Rebuttal” to Just Peace Report

In Defense of “Israel-Palestine: For Human Values in the Absence of a Just Peace” In February of 2016, the Advisory Committee on Social Witness Policy (ACSWP) released its report, Israel-Palestine: For Human Values in the Absence of a Just Peace, … Continue reading

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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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Grape-Nut Flakes: What I Learned from the Mosaic of Peace Conference

Grape-Nut Flakes. Eleven days in Israel/Palestine…eleven exhausting, eye-opening, life-changing days…so many defining moments, so many stop-dead-in-your-tracks encounters… And the take away? Grape-Nut Flakes. Let me explain. Put 110 Presbyterians in a hotel meeting room in Newark to prepare them for … Continue reading

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