Tag: peace

A Jewish settler walks past Israeli settlement construction sites in the Israeli-occupied West Bank near Jerusalem on June 30. (Ammar Awad/Reuters)

Whatever Israel decides, a one-state reality looms

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and his new coalition government may not roll the dice this week. The international community has counted the days to July 1 with a degree of dread, wary of Netanyahu following through on his vows to annex parts of Palestinian territory where Jewish settlements sit. But, at the time of this writing, it was not […]

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The True Meaning of Freedom

The True Meaning of Freedom

We may not have free will, but we can still act freely—sort of. America is a symbol of freedom all over the world, enjoying as it does freedom of speech, freedom of religion, and freedom of the press. Our ancestors prized these political freedoms so much that many of them were willing to die defending them. And though many of […]

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Martin Luther King's 1964 Nobel Peace Prize Lecture

Martin Luther King Jr. Nobel Lecture, December 11, 1964

The quest for peace and justice It is impossible to begin this lecture without again expressing my deep appreciation to the Nobel Committee of the Norwegian Parliament for bestowing upon me and the civil rights movement in the United States such a great honor. Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by […]

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Pursuing Godly Peace Requires This Sacrifice

Pursuing Godly Peace

Living in peace requires us to take responsibility for our own thoughts and actions (image: ECWA Archive) We've all experienced the effects of
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Who Wouldn't Want to Live Here?

Who Wouldn’t Want to Live Here?

Peace: a wonderful place to live, isn't it?

The gift of peace, and the choice to remain in that place of peace, provides comfort and valuable resources almost too precious to express.

Who wouldn't want to live in a place of peace? It's almost like saying, "Who wouldn't want to visit Hawaii?"

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