Tag Archives: Non-violence

Dear White People: Stop Whitesplaining Martin Luther King, Jr.

Have you seen this meme? Seems nice enough, right? I’ve seen a whole lot of people post this picture on social media. After the police killing of Keith Scott, the streets of Charlotte, North Carolina erupted in protest, and–as sometimes … Continue reading

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MLK and the “American Sniper” — A Tale of Two Heroes

“A nation that continues year after year to spend more money on military defense than on programs of social uplift is approaching spiritual death.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr. There is a film about an American hero in the theaters this MLK … Continue reading

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The Man Who Blessed The Bombs

When the United States dropped bombs on Hiroshima and Nagasaki 69 years ago, a priest named Father George Zabelka was the man who blessed the bombers. Through a relationship with Martin Luther King Jr, he came to realize that the “necessary … Continue reading

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A Christian Response To The Military Strike Against Syria

Within the next few days, the U.S. will almost certainly lead a military strike against Syria. Up until now, our official response has been to support the Syrian rebels in their struggle against Bashar al-Assad’s regime. Well really, we didn’t support … Continue reading

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Guns For Christians Are Like Condoms For Nuns

I’m sure there are a lot of reasons why I didn’t have sex in high school–Debilitating skinniness, lack of game, and relatively wholesome girlfriends, just to name a few–but the two main reasons I stayed as pure as the driven … Continue reading

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