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The Kingdom of God and Non-Violence (Part 2)

I just wrote a new, short article about the non-violent nature of the Kingdom of God. I examine some of the allegedly violent events/sayings in the Gospel and explain why taking those instances as advocating for violence are poor interpretation. 15 more words

Philosophy

January Wrapup: Jonathan Storment

http://NewsworthywithNorsworthy.podbean.com/mf/web/uzrv2w/Jan16Wrapup.mp3

Jonathan Storment returns to discuss all things January on the podcast including non-violence, dealing with death, religion in a pluralistic society, and at the end of the show we discuss Making a Murder. 15 more words

Newsworthy With Norsworthy Podcast

Inspiring Youth of the world, communicating honestly and peacefully

Its nice to see youth of the world deal with difficult situations around them in the way they do:

Nonviolence

Season For Nonviolence

Anger and the urge to attack or counterattack seem to be built-in responses in inter-personal relationships.  However, throughout the centuries, wiser people have demonstrated that violence need not be automatic. 641 more words

Cultural Highlights

The Nonviolent Revolutionary

by John Dear

Mahatma Gandhi considered Jesus the most active person of nonviolence in the history of the world. He was dismayed, however, that so few Christians understood or embraced Jesus’ nonviolence. 2,859 more words

Call for Applications: ICNC Curriculum Fellowships on Civil Resistance

By David J. Smith, January 27, 2016

This is a great opportunity, especially for community colleges, from the  International Center on Nonviolent Conflict. 

The International Center on Nonviolent Conflict… 253 more words

Community Colleges

wild rose

Thorned limbs catch me in a vicious embrace. One hundred thorns for each small cluster of simple blood-red blossoms.

Frustrated, I remove those thorny canes, avert my eyes from the tiny fallen flowers, and begin excavations. 54 more words

Acceptance