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Jonah and the Mission of Peace

Jonah and the Mission of Peace (Part III)

John Dear | Posted 10.02.2013 | Religion
John Dear

At the height of the story of Jonah, the entire city of Nineveh, in the heart of the brutal empire, repents of its warmaking, begs God for mercy, and promises to adopt God's way of nonviolence. You'd think the holy prophet Jonah would be thrilled, right? Wrong.

Jonah and the Mission of Peace (Part II)

John Dear | Posted 09.25.2013 | Religion
John Dear

Act Two urges us to speak out publicly for disarmament and justice like Jonah, and to repent of violence and turn back to God's way of nonviolence like the people of Nineveh.