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Take Up Your Cross and Join a Revolution

For many Christians who have been in church for a long time, the idea of taking up one’s cross and following Jesus has become cliché. We’ve heard it so much that it doesn’t always carry the weight and meaning in our lives that it should. 732 more words

Thanksgiving Service for Lord Attenborough - A Personal View by John Rowley 22nd March 2015

Poppy, Judith and I arrived in The Abbey Forecourt at 11am. It was already seething with people laughing and smiling and a long queue snaking through security. 2,048 more words

Gandhi

Interview with Emily Johns about The World Is My Country

Interview with Emily Johns about The World Is My Country
by Ian Sinclair
Camden Review
March 2015

Since last year we have been in the midst of the centenary commemorations of the First World War. 568 more words

UK Foreign Policy

The Sword that Heals

Nonviolence is a powerful and just weapon. cuts without wounding and ennobles the man who wields it.  It is a sword that heals.”

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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Gandhi

Seeing Through 'Outsider Eyes'

One of my favorite worship songs got me thinking on the drive home tonight.
The song is “Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart” written by Henry Smith. 895 more words

Eating the Being of Jesus

The Holy Eucharist has been accused of being a cannibalistic rite. René Girard would accept the accusation. In a snippet from an unpublished interview, he suggests that the Eucharist recapitulates the entire history of sacrifice and its violence and that history includes cannibalism. 519 more words

Spirituality

From Vegan to Omnivore: Nonviolence Always

My parents always joked that I was born a vegetarian. Growing up on a farm, meat was a staple of every meal, and it was not uncommon for me to walk into the pole barn and see a gutted deer strung up on the beams. 905 more words

My Crohn's Journey