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Israel/Palestine: Is a Two-State Solution Possible?

An often-proposed answer to long-term strife in Israel/Palestine...but it is realistic? Exploring the possibilities and the problems of the two-state solution.

http://www.thethoughtfulchristian.com/New%20Site/Main/ProductDetails.asp...

Pray weekly with and for Colombia

Join our sisters and brothers in Colombia in weekly prayers for peace.

A Mission of Presence in Colombia

The Church Providing Shelter in the Midst of Violence

This article by Adelaida Jiménez-Cortes was recently featured in Horizons magazine.

A Mission of Presence in Colombia (pdf)

Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace

Steadfast Hope: The Palestinian Quest for Just Peace is a 48-page perfect-bound booklet with a free companion DVD. Steadfast Hope challenges common myths and misperceptions about the origins of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, presents a compelling snapshot of the present situation on the ground, and offers a guide to the challenges that lie ahead in the quest for peace.

A Litany for Peacemaking in Fear Filled Times

A Litany for Peacemaking in Fear Filled Times, written collaboratively by staff of the Presbyterian Peacemaking Program in the period leading up to the 
2003 war with Iraq.

http://www.pcusa.org/peacemaking/worship/fearfilledtimes.pdf

Christian Obedience in a Nuclear Age

Christian Obedience in a Nuclear Age

This policy statement still finds relevance over 20 years after it was adopted by the PC(USA).

https://www.presbyterianmission.org/wp-content/uploads/7-nuclear_age-198...

The statement originated in actions of the 195th General Assembly
(1983), the 197th General Assembly (1985), and the 199th General As-

The Folly of the Cross: Pacifism and Family Safety by D.C. Cramer

“The Folly of the Cross: Pacifism and Family Safety, Part I” by D.C. Cramer

Perhaps the most widespread problem with pacifism comes in the form of the "family safety" objection. As with the police objection, this one is stated quite poignantly by my friend Jason:

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