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Divestment is an Investment in Love, Peace, and Justice

Introduction The Presbyterian Church (USA) has been engaged in a decade-long struggle to divest from companies that are profiting from the Israeli occupation of the Palestinian West Bank, East Jerusalem, and Gaza Strip. After an extensive corporate engagement process, the Committee

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Turning the Church Inside-Out, Encountering the ‘Other’

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Fuller Theological Seminary Interview with Jennifer Ackerman, 2nd Year Master of Divinity Student Interviewed by Patrick David Heery   View and print as PDF.   On April 24, 2012, I interviewed Jennifer Ackerman, a second-year Master of Divinity student at Fuller Theological Seminary, under care for ordination in the Presbyterian

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Throwing Stones: A Sermon about Domestic Violence

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The following sermon is an excerpt from Shook Foil Books Young Preachers Compilation, a collection of twenty thoughtful sermons from young (under forty-years-old) church leaders. Springing from a diverse array of ministry contexts, these sermons reveal the strength, creativity, and thoughtfulness of today’s emerging voices. This collection will inspire and

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Peace Church Beta: What if we left Just War theory behind?

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As the Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.) begins a process of discernment on whether to embrace nonviolence officially, the Presbyterian Peace Fellowship convenes peacemakers from across the church. by Matthew Black   We Presbyterians know all about miracles— they happen in committees. This particular miracle begins a few years ago, when some

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Petition for Palestinian Statehood

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An Open Letter on Palestinian Statehood From Presbyterian Christians in the United States Sign the Petition: A petition for UN membership for the Palestinian state. It takes very little time to sign the petition (please disregard the automatic request for contribution). Yet it is an important effort to witness

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