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The Crisis with ISIS

Poster-Cult for Total War Almost daily, the media calls our attention to the horrendous behavior of a group known as ISIS. We are rightly concerned about the threat this group poses to the quality of life as we know it. … Continue reading

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Peacemaking and Pacifism: Seeking Common Ground and Recognizing Differences

A Response to “Risking Peace” and the Peace Fellowship’s Proposals The forthcoming General Assembly is facing a number of issues with important consequences for the present and future identity of the Church. While the two issues that have created the … Continue reading

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It’s Not a Game, It’s ‘Just War’

A Review of Ender’s Game Director and screenwriter Gavin Hood‘s stunning Ender’s Game comments on many of the crucial ethical issues of our time, much like its source material, the eponymous 1985 novel. The author, Orson Scott Card, who served … Continue reading

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Will the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) Become a Peace Church?

On the Peace Discernment Interim Report By Sara Dorrien   View and Print as PDF.   Nestled quietly within a jam-packed week of hotly debated issues ranging from divestment in companies profiting from the occupation of Palestine to marriage equality … Continue reading

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