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PC(USA) Resources on Nonviolence

The Presbyterian Peacemaking Program has a wealth of resources on the practice of nonviolence. Visit their website at

Gaza Conflict Background

This paper by Walter Owensby is an excellent primer for the complex situation in Israel and Palestine, with a special eye for Gaza in light of recent violence in 2008-2009.

Read the article online or download the word document (doc)

Israel in Gaza: A Critical Reframing

This paper by the Israeli Committee Against House Demolitions (An Israeli and mostly Jewish source) is formatted with line numbers and is a useful resource for discussion.

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Peace & Justice Hymns

The following hymns were written by PPF member Carolyn Winfrey Gillette.

This website has all of Carolyn's 150+ hymns:

Ain't Gonna Study War No More by A. C. Winn

Ain’t Gonna Study War No More: Biblical Ambiguity and the Abolition of War by Albert C. Winn is now available in its entirety online, with foreword by Walter Brueggemann

Colombia Accompaniment on Delicious

A list of online resources related to the Colombia Accompaniment Program

Preaching Peace

Preaching Peace is a website offering a peace-focused commentary on lectionary texts, including bible studies, sermons, and blogs.

Prayers for Colombia

Prayers for Colombia were composed by our colleagues Milton Mejia and Adelaida Jiménez, of the Iglesia Presbiteriana de Colombia.