Monthly Archives: September 2013

Overcoming Systemic Greed – Do We Need New Global Economic Ethics? ~ Guest Post by Athena Peralta

Athena Peralta has worked for the National Economic and Development Authority of the Philippines and is presently a consultant for the Manila-based Poverty, Wealth and Ecology Project of the World Council of Churches (WCC). She earned a Bachelor of Science … Continue reading

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On the Third Hand…~ Guest Post by Sandhya Jha

Sandhya Jha serves as Director at the Oakland Peace Center. She has published “Room at the Table: The struggle for dignity and unity in Disciples history,” a book about people of color in the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Sandhya is … Continue reading

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Letter to death Penalty Lovers on Facebook ~ Guest Post by Debolina Dutta

Debolina Dutta is a feminist lawyer and activist, and presently a doctoral fellow at the Institute for International Law and the Humanities, Melbourne Law School. This post originally appeared on Infochangeindia.org and can be found here http://infochangeindia.org/human-rights/analysis/letter-to-death-penalty-lovers-on-facebook.html  The death penalty for … Continue reading

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Who is Goliath now

I first met Feroze[i] in 2008 and he told me a story that I will never forget. Feroze told me of how when he was around 12 years old his town and many others as well in Palestine were placed … Continue reading

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World Week for Peace in Palestine/Israel ~ Guest Post by Natalie Maxson

 Natalie Maxson served the Ecumenical Accompaniment Program in Palestine/Israel (EAPPI) in 2012. She stayed in Jayyous in the Qalqiliya district. She is an educator, writer, peace activist and defender of children’s rights. From 2004-2009 she worked as the Programme Executive … Continue reading

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Martha, Mary, and Jesus, Justice and Peace

Guest Post by Rev. Revelation Enriquez Velunta . Enrique is Associate Professor of New Testament and Cultural Studies at Union Theological Seminary (Philippines). He has graduate degrees from Union, Princeton Theological Seminary, and Vanderbilt University. He has also taught in the … Continue reading

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Whither Ecumenism

Aruna Gnanadason (DMin, San Francisco Theological Seminary) served till recently in a senior staff position of the World Council of Churches.  She was responsible for the Women’s Programme of the World Council of Churches during the second half of the … Continue reading

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