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Seeking Social Media Consultant

Posted by Ryan Hall
04.11.18

Pace e Bene Nonviolence Service (paceebene.org) is a non-profit organization working to foster a just and peaceful world through nonviolence education, community-building, and action. We seek a part-time Social Media Consultant to promote and expand our work on various online … read more

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The Old Testament Case for Nonviolence by Matthew Curtis Fleischer

Posted by Erin Bechtol
04.05.18

“Do not leave alive anything that breathes.”—God The violence in the Old Testament is one of the biggest obstacles facing Christianity today. Believers regularly identify it as one of the most confounding and challenging aspects of the entire Bible. Unbelievers … read more

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Who Is Your King? Who Is Your God?

Posted by Ryan Hall
04.04.18

The following address was delivered between five and six o’clock by Rev. Emmanuel Charles McCarthy  on April 4, 1993 at the Lorraine Motel in Memphis, Tennessee. Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., was assassinated there at 6:02 P.M., twenty-five years earlier … read more

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An Evening with John Dear in San Mateo, CA

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.29.18

On his book tour across the US to launch They Will Inherit the Earth; Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear recently stopped in San Mateo to give a talk about nonviolence and environmental justice. Thanks … read more

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“Welcome to the Revolution!”: Thoughts on the Great March to End Gun Violence

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.27.18

By Rev. John Dear // Also posted on CommonDreams.org “Welcome to the revolution!” That’s what one of the Parkland students said Saturday morning to the massive crowd of one million people in Washington, DC who marched along with millions of others in … read more

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Maine welcomes Fr. John Dear

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.19.18

You can listen to a recording of John Dear’s talk here. Such a pleasure to spend the past two days with Fr. John Dear! No stranger to Maine, Fr. John brought his lively Spirit-filled message and his challenging invitation to … read more

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Center for Action and Contemplation Interview with John Dear

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.16.18

As part of his book tour around the US to launch his new work, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear stopped by the Center for Action and Contemplation for a Facebook Live … read more

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Reflections on Our Visit with John Dear 

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.13.18

John Dear spoke about his new book, They Will Inherit the Earth, at St. Stephen’s Lutheran Church in El Dorado Hills, CA, near Sacramento, on March 7th. The pastor, Rev. Trudy Frazen, wrote this reflection afterwards. Find a tour stop near … read more

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Join Pace e Bene in Assisi, Italy 2019

Posted by Ryan Hall
03.10.18

The Pace e Bene Peace and Nonviolence Pilgrimage to Assisi, Italy June 23-30, 2019, Led by Rev. John Dear and Dr. Ken Butigan Celebrate Pace e Bene’s 30th anniversary by taking a powerful pilgrimage to Assisi in June 2019 led by Rev. … read more

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John Dear’s New Book Is a Bestseller

Posted by Erin Bechtol
03.05.18

We are so pleased to extend our congratulations to John Dear! His new book, They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, is the #1 new release in Ethics in Christian Theology on Amazon.com. … read more

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Covenant of Nonviolence for Convergence

by Ryan Hall // Campaign Nonviolence

Campaign Nonviolence National Convergence Covenant of Nonviolence for Sept. 21-22, 2018, Washington, D.C. This covenant of nonviolence is based on the guidelines of nonviolence which Dr. King used in the Birmingham, AL Campaign, in the Spring of 1963. We encourage everyone to reflect … read more

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John Dear Interview at The Progressive

by Erin Bechtol // Campaign Nonviolence

In between book tour stops for his new book They Will Inherit the Earth: Peace and Nonviolence in a Time of Climate Change, John Dear stopped by the office of The Progressive for an interview with Norman Stockwell. Over the course … read more

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The Beatitudes of Peace with John Dear

by Erin Bechtol // Home Page News

Have you wondered what Jesus meant when he said, “Blessed are the poor in spirit,” or “Blessed are the meek?” Have you ever asked yourself if these Beatitudes are merely spiritual ideals or teachings that can ground and center your … read more

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