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Devoran men and Conscription tribunals

Here are a few Devoran related tribunal mentions in local newspapers of 1916 regarding conscription. Conscription came into force during 1916, first for single men, then shortly after for married men. 1,524 more words


Edna Hunsperger's witness against war

This year MCC’s Peace Sunday Packet – a resource to help churches commemorate Peace Sunday – focuses on the theme Women as Peacebuilders. This reflection is written in the spirit of that theme. 1,130 more words


The GI Rights Hotline

I met wonderful, inspiring people yesterday, two for the first time and two I had met once before. It was at a retreat about the… 492 more words

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God's Full Anticipation of Our Full Participation

The scriptures analogically refer to life’s spiritual conflicts as forms of military combat and sporting competition, and to us believers as soldiers and athletes.

If we could see with our physical eyes what we look like spiritually, would we see ourselves as genuine carriers of the “marks of Christ” (as the Apostle Paul said that he did)? 407 more words

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Religious hospitals on shaky ground

Excerpted from an Opinion piece by Prof. Daphne Gilbert, University of Ottawa Centre for Health Law, Policy and Ethics. Published in Times Colonist newspaper, Victoria, Oct 18, 2016… 111 more words


Combating Militarism: Jessica Pavoni Talks Conscientious Objection

I had the distinct honor to briefly speak at the first annual Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity Foreign Policy conference this past week in Virginia. 116 more words


Walter Roberts and 100 years of British militarism

Today is the anniversary of Walter Roberts’ death: 1895-1916.

Roberts studied architecture and was a Christian pacifist and socialist; his brother Alfred was also a conscientious objector. 789 more words