Can We Learn From Syria?

Can We Learn From Syria?

For once, President Trump has done something I agree with: he recently decided to quietly end U.S. support for the so-called “moderate rebels” in the Syrian civil war (Washington Post July 19). It’s too soon to be sure, but it…

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The Radical Muslim And Mennonite:  Book Review

The Radical Muslim and Mennonite: Book Review

At a Muslim-Christian peacemaking meeting in Indonesia, “In order to dismantle the negative stereotypes Indonesians had toward Christians, especially concerning their ties with the U.S.’s military intervention in Muslim-majority countries, [Mennonite World Conference President the Rev. Mesach] Krisetya made a…

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Worried About Trump

Worried About Trump

Earlier today I attended a protest here in New York City against the policies of — this is still very hard to say — President-elect Donald J. Trump. The mood of the event was cordial but there was an undercurrent…

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“Christian” Terrorism

“Christian” Terrorism

Christian terrorism? Nonsense, we immediately think when we hear those words — what strange and offensive nonsense. Christianity and terrorism, we know, are utterly incompatible. And yet the fact is that there was a period in French history when many…

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