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“From the Slave Dungeons of Cape Coast”

A Nigerian Presbyterian Reflects on the Global Slave Trade ***** AUTHOR BIO: Jessie Fubara-Manuel is the secretary of the Tumekutana Gathering of Reformed Women in Africa. She is a poet, an elder in the Presbyterian Church of Nigeria, and a … Continue reading

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Preparing for the Journey

The following poem was written by Caryl Westerberg as she prepared for the Mosaic of Peace Conference of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program during which more than 100 Presbyterians traveled to Israel/Palestine to listen people – Jewish, Christian, and Muslim; Israeli … Continue reading

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Revelation in Davidson

A response to the following news story. It was late, when she turned onto Caldwell, wondering if the kids were in bed yet, if her husband had remembered to take out the recycling. She was ticking through e-mails still unanswered, … Continue reading

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Imagine the Angels of Bread

A poem by Martín Espada This is the year that squatters evict landlords, gazing like admirals from the rail of the roofdeck or levitating hands in praise of steam in the shower; this is the year that shawled refugees deport … Continue reading

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