Fear and Social Change

Issue 48, Winter 2017

Issue 48

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In this issue we explore how prevalent fears reinforce lines of oppression. Some fears stem from a sense of white superiority, others have roots in a class divide. Ironically, there is joy in learning about social problems and joining with others in response.

  • Editorial: Some Benefit from Fear
    Aiden Enns 6
  • Feature articles
  • We Are Afraid
    Laura Lasuertmer 8
  • Crammed at Checkpoint 300
    Peter Fergus-Moore 14
  • ‘Women of Horror’
    Mary Button with Eric Mayle 18
  • Children in a Dangerous Time
    Meghan Mast 20
  • Exorcise for Life
    Johnny Wideman 22
  • A Palestinian Pilgrimmage
    Owen Swain 27
  • Show Up and Sit with the Pain
    Becca Stanley 30
  • Monstrous Whiteness
    Mandy Elliott and Rachel Barber 34
  • Fear’s Gift
    Connie Sorio 38
  • The ‘Terrorist’ is My Friend
    Roy Berkenbosch 42
  • From Great City to Fear City
    Miriam Meinders 44
  • Activists Explore Joyful Transformation
    carla bergman, Nick Montgomery with James Wilt 48
  • Regulars
  • Editorial: Some Benefit from Fear
    Aiden Enns 6
  • Masthead
    Staff 52
  • Letters
    By Geez readers 52
  • Sections
  • Civil Disobedience
    James Wilt 56
  • Christian Opposition to DACA Cancellation Spans Nation
  • Land Defenders Face Lawsuit
  • Christian Peacemaker Teams
    Kathy Kern 58
  • #Unsettle 150
  • Freedom Road
  • Catholic Worker
    Lydia Wylie-Kellermann 60
  • Plowshares:The Next Generation
  • Disarmament in the Midst of Nuclear Fears
  • Feministry
    Bre Woligroski 63
  • Femicide is Genocide
  • Scripture Verse Challenged
  • Poetry
  • Fruit on a Wooden Table
    Benjamin Hertwig 7
  • Last Words
    W.M. Herring 16

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