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Ufford-Chase: “Jesus stood with the excluded”

Article on Rick Ufford-Chase's sermon series at 2011 APCE Conference

From the Presbyterian Outlook

The Nonviolence of Palm Sunday - Marcus Borg

Popular theologian Marcus Borg explains the ancient symbolism and modern challenge of Jesus' entry into Jerusalem on Palm Sunday.

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Gene Sharp’s Study of Nonviolent Action

Prepared by Roger Powers, handout for discussion of Gene Sharp's studies on nonviolent action.

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U.S. Grants Visa to Omar Barghouti, Palestinian Advocate of Israel Boycott

Democracy Now speaks with Palestinian activist Omar Barghouti, author of the new book Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions: The Global Struggle for Palestinian Rights.

Libya: Another Day, Another War

This poem came through the PPF office today and we want to share it with you. Lord, hear our prayer.

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Another Day, Another War

Another Day, Another War
  and so it goes, day after day, year after year,
  all over this world.

War's Corruption of Christianity

This article by Gary G. Kohls provides a brief summary of Christianity's journey from nonviolence to Just War.

International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

Based in Washington, DC, this is the group that put together the PBS series "A Force More Powerful." They also have a computer simulation game on nonviolent struggle. And they offer a free news digest on nonviolent conflict that you can sign up for and have delivered to your email inbox each week.

Preaching Peace, Living Nonviolence: Resources for Worship, Study and Action

Preaching Peace, Living Nonviolence:
Resources for Worship, Study and Action

This article from Bruce Gillette offers a wealth of current resources for pastors and congregations on the proclamation and study of nonviolence.

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Nonviolence – Jesus’ Third Way (sermon)

Nonviolence – Jesus’ Third Way

A sermon delivered by the Rev. Roger Scott Powers
at Light Street Presbyterian Church in Baltimore,
on Sunday, February 20, 2011.

Matthew 5:38-48