International Conflict

St Martin of Tours – Feast Day

St Martin of Tours is known as the first conscientious objector and a great peacemaker in the Christian church. His feast day of 11 November (or the nearest Sunday) which…

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The Gift, Power, and Challenge of Peace

Sermon, preached by Dr. Gerald O. Pedersen, April 6, l997, based on the Gospel for the Second Sunday of Easter, John 20:19-31   Immediately following graduation from High School in…

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What’s the Alternative to Military Action Against Iraq? Why Is Our Best Option Invisible?

by Glen Gersmehl Despite the dangers outlined by Colin Powell in his presentation to the UN Security Council, the majority of Americans still feel uncomfortable with a US war against…

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Women’s Path of Hope

Since biblical times, women have created or taken part in nonviolent actions and movements.  Whether they sought change for women or their broader community, they show us what women can…

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Youth Facing Military Service

Alternatives to Military Service Community Service. For information on federally-funded national service programs to perform community work and earn tuition money for college, contact Americorps, 1-800-942-2677, www.cns.gov. College Aid Alternatives…

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