If a plant deprives your crop of moisture or sunlight, it's a weed. In most other situations, so-called weeds are actually doing a lot of good.
The last days of Christians in Mosul
Would Christians happily forsake Assisi or Canterbury or Cologne? Mosul's story is at least equal to that of any of these later upstarts.
The case of John Howard Yoder
Yoder defined violence in terms of violating someone's dignity. This sounds ready made as a description of his own abusive behavior.
Why I am not yet a Catholic
On two occasions I decided to become Catholic. Both times I had to wait because I had been asked to preach or preside as a Methodist.
The peacemaking challenge in Israel/Palestine
Why is so much energy aimed at protesting Israel's occupation of the West Bank? Such actions are unlikely to move the levers of power.
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