You are currently browsing the tag archive for the ‘War’ tag.

Whatever anyone may think about the necessity of entering into armed conflict, war is never the first preferred option for rational leaders in resolving international disputes.

Read the rest of this entry »

There is nothing glamorous about war. War is brutal and deadly. There are no victories in war. Everyone loses whenever we resort to violence.

Read the rest of this entry »

According to the International Institute for Strategic Studies, in 2008, 63 armed conflicts around the globe resulted in 56,000 casualties. In 2014 six years later 180,000 people died worldwide as a result of 42 conflicts.

Read the rest of this entry »

At the end of its orignal airing in 2013 Guardian writer Viv Groskop wrote of the TV minis-series “Generation War” that “no television programme has ever caused as much debate in German society.”

Read the rest of this entry »

Nine years before I was born, the horrifying conflagration we have come to call The Second World War, came to an end.

Read the rest of this entry »

It is almost inconceivable that people who have perpetrated the acts of violence that have plagued the history of the Christian church might think they could find the slightest sanction in the New Testament for their actions.

Read the rest of this entry »

Chris Hedges is a Harvard seminary graduate, activist and US journalist who was fired from the New York Times for his criticism of the Iraq War. He now works as an independent writer and publishes a weekly column at “truthdig”: http://www.truthdig.com/

Read the rest of this entry »

One of the privileges of serving in a parish, is the opportunity to hear extraordinary stories. Often these stories come from older members of the community.

Read the rest of this entry »

I am one of an enormously historically privileged and geographically blessed generation who has never known my country to be embroiled in a major all-encompassing global military conflict.

Read the rest of this entry »

In the sermon Irwin Shaw puts in the mouth of the vicar Noah encounters in his novel, The Young Lions, the preacher, starts with a stirring call to love as the embodiment of the message Jesus brought.

Read the rest of this entry »

Categories

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 454 other followers

Donate

This blog is supported by St. Philip Church. To support our ministry, please click here .

Recent Posts

Archives

You have set my feet in a spacious place ~ Psalm 31:8

Pre-April 2010 posts: http://inaspaciousplace.blogspot.com/

%d bloggers like this: