Look Back | Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Look Back | Blessed Are the Peacemakers

Editor’s note: “Look Back” is a series designed to highlight articles from the Good Faith Media archives that remain relevant or historically interesting. If you have an article from our archives that you’d like us to consider including in this series, please email...
The Dark End of a War

The Dark End of a War

The dark end of a war was on full display as the last U.S. plane lifted off from Afghanistan this week, nearly 20 years after Sept. 11, 2001. In 2001, the Taliban-controlled government was accused by the U.S. of harboring Osama bin Laden and al-Qaeda, the masterminds...
Memorial Day: When Will We Mourn All the War Dead?

Memorial Day: When Will We Mourn All the War Dead?

My question is not whether we should mourn, legitimately and unreservedly, the loss of our war dead on Memorial Day. Yes. A thousand times, yes. My question is this: On what day should we also mourn the loss of others’ war dead? Indeed, one of Memorial Day’s stories...
6 Ways You Can Work Toward Racial Justice

6 Ways You Can Work Toward Racial Justice

How can white people work toward racial justice right now? I love being asked this question; there is a certain eagerness and curiosity behind such a question, that it is not to be dismissed or taken lightly. I also hate being asked this question; the eagerness almost...
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...