Attn SBNR: Biblical Violence Matters to Peace

Storytelling, music, art and peace in Ireland

It baffles me when people who are deeply concerned about peace and peacemaking define themselves as “spiritual but not religious.” In pursuit of personal and/ or global peace, they shun organized religion in favor of indigenous spirituality. Celtic music, eastern spiritual disciplines like yoga and meditation, and the Native American relationship with nature all seem [Read More...]

Scandalized by Gangs: A Live Chat with Rev. Romal Tune

Chat live with Rev. Romal Tune Feb. 26

Before we chat with Rev. Romal Tune at Teaching Nonviolent Atonement this Wednesday, February 26, I need to make a confession: I wish that the young people who join gangs would go to church instead; if there’s a God in heaven, then gangs should wither and die and church youth programs take their place. It [Read More...]

Valentine’s Day: The Myth of Love and Desire

Illustration by Susan Drawbaugh

The most recent short lived celebrity marriage lasted only two weeks: Rachel Snider is filing for divorce from Terrell Owens, claiming he only married her for her money. Yet, in announcing her plans to divorce Terrell, Rachel says this of their relationship: “I really valued his love and friendship for 5 years. Out of the [Read More...]


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