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Sin in Syria

Dec. 8, 2012Seven-year-old Walid, right, is comforted as he mourns a fallen Syrian rebel fighter taken away for burial in … Continued

Mindfulness and Kwanzaa

Mark Gail WASHINGTON POST William Ross, 10, lights the candle representing the Kwanzaa principle Nia (purpose) during the annual holiday … Continued

The idolatry of the gun

REUTERS A customer tests a Glock 20 10mm handgun at the Guns-R-Us gun shop in Phoenix on Dec. 20, 2012. … Continued

An open letter to Anne Rice

Dear Anne Rice, Your decision to leave the Catholic Church and to leave Christianity prompted the On Faith panel questions … Continued

Faithful objection to military action

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com When is it justice for a member of the military to refuse orders? Is selective … Continued

Christian Right’s misreading of MLK

ByValerie Elverton Dixon founder JustPeaceTheory.com In November 2009, a group of clergy released the Manhattan Declaration, a document outlining, among … Continued

Resolving to pray for peace

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com Suppose during the month of January at least a million Christians prayed for peace everyday … Continued

Faith in the Face of Gang Violence

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com Derrion Albert was a church-going honor student who had refused to join a gang. He … Continued

Peace Is a Decision

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com Today, Sept. 21, is the United Nations International Day of Peace and Global Ceasefire. Peace … Continued

Free Market Cannot Heal Us

By Valerie Elverton Dixonfounder JustPeaceTheory.com In recent town hall meetings, citizens have asked their Congress members if illegal immigrants will … Continued