Dialogue: A Different Model of Peacemaking by Marc Gopin Religious diplomacy must be based on evidence of care. Quiet No Longer by Lisa Schirch Despite their peacemaking tradition, Mennonites in the United States shy from trying to influence the state. Post-Katrina Theology by Paula Smith Making theological sense out of post-Katrina failures is difficult, necessary work. Praying in Ethiopia by Malcolm C. Young An American priest's surprising experience in Ethiopia. Teach the Text in Contextsby Jon D. Levenson In Jewish-Christian relations, improvement due to new scholarship is imperiled by old dangers.
Featured: Living Wallsby S. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana There are many Muslims who work to resolve conflict, build peace, and encourage reconciliation and interfaith dialogue. But you won't usually find them employed by NGOs From Periphery to Center by Simeon O. Ilesanmi The growing influence of Pentecostalism in Africa is enhancing a debate about authenticity and legitimation, and is transforming secular states. On Africa, a Need for Nuance by Jacob Olupona Culture and religion are not radically distinct categories in African traditional societies: a response to Simeon Ilesanmi. Only a Mother's Love by Kurt Shaw Working with street children, from Argentina to New York City, it becomes clear that thoughts on motherly love are a route away from violence. Kidnapped in Iraq by Will Van Wagenen For a peace worker from the United States, the Christian injunction "love thy enemy" is put to a terrifying test. White Hats and Black Hats by Alex Kronemer A documentary filmmaker who deals with religion searches for humanity behind the symbols.