The Peace Issue

Issue 31, Fall 2013

Issue 31

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Where are all the peace activists? We hear stories of folks working for peace against the odds, resisting the call to arms. We seek to disarm violent hearts, detach from systems of oppression, and practice economics of the sacred.

  • Regulars
  • Editorial: Positive peace
    Melanie Dennis Unrau 8
  • Letters 10
  • Sinner’s Corner: Nothing to confess
    Margot Starbuck 14
  • Fun with guns [comic]
    Justin Petkau 15
  • The Pastor’s Wife: Peace starts with the socks
    Carrie S. Martin 16
  • Guest column: An inconvenient commandment
    Margot Starbuck 17
  • Poetry
  • Mind the war
    Annharte 39
  • Peace, unlike
    Monique Woroniak 59
  • Section 1: Refrain from further violence
  • the cost of peace
    kathryn gray 25
  • Do you see what I see?
    Shannon Blake 26
  • Memorial for deserters
    Christian Skoorsmith 29
  • Ten Reasons for hope
    John Siebert 30
  • Pacifism is still possible
    Christie Skoorsmith 32
  • Section 2: Detach from systems of oppression
  • The tail lights fade
    Jake Olzen 36
  • Woman in Black
    Juliet Eastland 37
  • Shooting stars
    Jon Sears 40
  • Looking at the wounded
    Jonathan Hiskes 42
  • Terrorist
    Darlene McLeod 44
  • How to love your neighbour
    Joey Royal 45
  • Community is the heart of nonviolence
    Isaiah Boronka 46
  • Moral jeopardy
    Maryanne Mutch 47
  • Section 3: Foster positive peace
  • Contemplation leads to peace
    Cherice Bock 50
  • A disparate peace
    Carly Ciufo 52
  • Gunshots in Las Pavas
    Hannah Redekop 53
  • A conversation with John Dear
    Josiah Neufeld 54
  • Costa Rica’s unarmed democracy
    Patrick Van Inwegen 60
  • Economics of the sacred
    Ben Janzen 62
  • Two?
    Kathy Moorhead Thiessen 64
  • Hope keeps me breathing
    Rusty Poulette 65
  • Seven sacred works for young activists
    Lydia Wylie-Kellermann 67
  • Web Exclusive
  • Lightning Peace
    Alex Jürgen Thumm
  • Culturosities 18
  • Judy Da Silva
  • AK-47s into ploughshares
  • Hate mail origami
  • RoboGandhi
  • Experiments 68
  • Playing with peace
  • Art bike
  • DIY veggie stock
  • Civil Disobedience 70
  • School closure protests
  • Moral politics
  • Climate justice activist released
  • News
  • Feministry 74
  • Conservative sexual ethics lead ?to passivity
  • Tibetan nuns gain ground
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams 75
  • Land struggles in Columbia
  • Lakota resist Keystone XL
  • Israel clamps down at border
  • Catholic Worker 76
  • Bradley Manning vigil
  • Parking-lot oasis
  • LGBT* 77
  • Catholic school board votes against intolerance
  • Catholic school fires lesbian teacher
  • Reviews 78
  • My Bright Abyss
  • The Kingdom and the Glory
  • Beautiful Trouble
  • All is Grace

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