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Peace Studies

Creating Resilient Communities

Robert Koehler | Posted 04.14.2016 | Politics
Robert Koehler

Creating resilient communities, providing the resources that can take conflict out of isolation and put it into a constructive context, strike me as a crucial step in our social evolution.

Does God Delight In Violence?

J. H. McKenna, Ph.D. | Posted 03.23.2017 | Religion
J. H. McKenna, Ph.D.

Theologians and theists--in all theistic traditions--can offer a remedial theology that insists upon benign images of God and alerts the faithful to the human tendency to image God in their own likeness, even to the point of attributing human imperfections to God.

A Peacebuilding Travel Log

David J. Smith | Posted 07.20.2014 | Impact
David J. Smith

I recently returned from traveling and speaking about peacebuilding awareness with youth, educators, and the general public. Though travel can be exh...

The Economy of Designing Peace

Soren Petersen | Posted 10.22.2011 | Impact
Soren Petersen

While in the past I have always considered myself a pro-peace person, the difficulty I encountered was in seeing how to personally contribute.

Save Afghanistan? How About America?

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Barring an open and democratic dialogue about what our military is for in today's world we'll continue to have frustrated Generals and we'll risk more lives.

Remembering What a Military Is For

Lorelei Kelly | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lorelei Kelly

Tea partiers and residents of the Gulf Coast take note: could it be that we've so scorned and dismantled our government that the only loved and well-functioning institution left is the military?

A Discussion with a Nobel Laureate: Shirin Ebadi and the Struggle for Democracy in Iran, Part I

Cynthia Boaz | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Cynthia Boaz

Ebadi told me that part of her job is to help women interpret Islam "correctly" in order to assert their claim to equal rights. If she is any indication, the Iranian Women's Movement is in extremely capable hands.

The Evolution Of Peace

Susan Smalley, Ph.D. | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Susan Smalley, Ph.D.

I recently returned from Clark University in Worchester, Mass where my daughter is considering attending college. They have a concentration in the un...