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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 In a snippet from an unpublished interview, he suggests that the Eucharist recapitulates the entire history of sacrifice and its violence and that history includes cannibalism. 519 more words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

Dear Rappers: Are You Admitting To Murder Or Not?

I love good hip hop.

Granted, I grew up in the suburbs of Connecticut, never slanged rocks or even pimped a single ho, but I can appreciate the wit, flow, bravado, all that… I can dig the greats like Biggie, Nas, Eazy, as well as some young bloods like Kendrick Lamar, Odd Future, Young Thug (perhaps the least creative rap moniker since Black Rob, but I digress). 474 more words