Tag: Nonviolence

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    “These are safe men. Not only will they not create conflict and violence in your community, they can help resolve it,” says Jacques Verduin. His program in San Quentin prison is helping inmates deal with the emotional pain at the root of their criminal behavior. More

    May 10, 2013 | Comments

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    The militarized island of Mindanao is the only area of the Philippines with a significant Muslim presence. It is also the place where international civilians are working with local civic groups to monitor a ceasefire and advance the peace process. More

    September 28, 2012 | Comments

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    Correspondent Kim Lawton talks again with minister, educator, author, and Morehouse College president Robert Franklin, who turns to theologian Howard Thurman to make sense of the events of 9/11. More

    September 2, 2011 | Comments

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    The president of Morehouse College speaks about Martin Luther King Jr.’s religious maturation as well as the need for contemporary Americans to have “the moral will to act” in the face of persistent economic disparities between blacks and whites.
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    August 26, 2011 | Comments

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    “I think King would make a case for the principles and practices of nonviolence even in settling disputes between nations,” says Cheryl Sanders, professor of Christian ethics at Howard University School of Divinity and senior pastor at Third Street Church of God in Washington, DC. More

    January 15, 2010 | Comments

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    “If any event ever merited the description of miracle,” says the Rev. Christian Fuhrer, it was the 1989 revolution that reunited East and West Germany, “a revolution that grew out of the church.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Twenty years ago, a nonviolent movement emerged from the sanctuary of historic St. Nikolai Evangelical Lutheran Church in Leipzig. It was rooted, according to its pastor, in weekly prayers for peace and readings from the Sermon on the Mount that countered “the reality of political hopelessness.” More

    November 6, 2009 | Comments

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    Fifty years ago at the beginning of America’s civil rights movement, Martin Luther King Jr. went to India to walk in the footsteps of one of his heroes, Mohandas Gandhi. Dr. King was strongly influenced by Gandhi’s teachings of nonviolent resistance. Recently, Dr. King’s son and many civil rights veterans revisited India to honor both King and Gandhi. More

    April 3, 2009 | Comments

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    As one of the surviving leaders of the civil rights movement, Lewis wants to make sure the role of faith in changing the nation is never forgotten. More

    January 16, 2004 | Comments

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    Read more of Kim Lawton's interview with Rep. John Lewis about religion and the civil rights movement.

    January 16, 2004 | Comments

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