Is an armistice needed for divided nations and churches?

Nov 10, 2018 by

by Colin Blakely, Christian Today: This weekend churches up and down the country will mark the centenary of the Armistice that brought peace after the Great War. However, that peace was to be sadly short-lived as the 20th century proved to be one of the bloodiest in history. Two decades later war...

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We will remember them

Nov 7, 2018 by

from The Church of England: Over the next week, churches across England and Europe will be marking 100 years since the end of the First World War.  Watch video...

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Wilfred Owen 100 years on: poet gave voice to a generation of doomed youth

Nov 5, 2018 by

by Wim Van Mierlo, MercatorNet: For many people, most of what they know about the futility, sacrifice and tragedy of World War I, they learned through reading the poetry of Wilfred Owen. But what they may not be aware of is how close the Armistice was when Owen was killed at the age of 25. On...

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Instead of hate crime and thought crime, try Christianity as a way of changing human nature.

Oct 26, 2018 by

by Gavin Ashenden: The bullet holes in the wall stirred a memory. They had left the building in front of me pock marked and scarred. I was in Croatia last week for a conference of European Anglican bishops and memories of the Serbo-Croatian conflict of 1991-94 littered the towns.  It wasn’t clear...

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Beyond the Nakba: 7 Ways Christians Can Affirm a Positive Future for Palestinians

May 24, 2018 by

by Robert Nicholson, Christianity Today: On April 18, the fifth day of the Hebrew month of Iyar, Israelis celebrated the 70th anniversary of their country’s founding. On May 14, Palestinians commemorated the 70th anniversary of the Nakba (Arabic for “catastrophe”), the year they lost their...

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I said Israel should be ashamed – now I am the one who is ashamed

May 18, 2018 by

by Daniel Sugarman, The JC: On Tuesday Daniel Sugarman wrote an article on the clashes at the Gaza border. Today he acknowledges that he was wrong. It’s never easy to say you’re sorry. To admit you’re wrong. To announce publicly, “I made a mistake”. But to apologise when that apology comes bound...

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