King’s Nonviolent Resistance Was Way of Life

King’s Nonviolent Resistance Was Way of Life

Nonviolent resistance was not a method but a way of life for Martin Luther King Jr. It was rooted in his Christian faith and his belief that racism and other forms of injustice were collective or institutional sins that were destroying society and preventing the...
Resolving Conflicts Through Nonviolent Means

Resolving Conflicts Through Nonviolent Means

The Catholic Church has used the Just War Theory since the time of St. Augustine to help discern when and how force might be applied in the defense of the nation in time of conflict. The teaching of the church regarding war and peace is spelled out very clearly in...
What Killed Jesus Will Kill Us Too

What Killed Jesus Will Kill Us Too

History repeats itself, they say. They’re wrong. We’re just too stubborn to learn from history. The Maccabean period of Jewish history, which started with the revolt led by Judas Maccabeus in 167 BCE, is crucial in understanding the times in which Jesus lived and the...

The Answer to Society’s Escalating Violence

Practically everyone believes that violence is wrong, evil and a huge problem all around the world. We long for peace that is real, lasting and more than just an oasis in a desert of violence. We just can’t agree on what to do about it, what the Bible says about...