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Syrian refugees and my family motto

November 19th, 2015

My family has a motto. It is derived straight out of the Old Testament Book of Micah: "He has told you, O man, what is good; and what does the Lord require of you but to do justice, and to love kindness, and to walk humbly with your God?" (Micah 6:8) Every night when my wife and I are huddled up in the bed with our five and two year old we tell stories, laugh at crazy toddler jokes about poop, thank ...
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Peace + Work: A Reconciliation Pr...

October 5th, 2015

The practice of working or laboring alongside an enemy or simply the “other” has a far reaching impact regarding the…
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School of Justice

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May 27th, 2015

    Guest post by Matt Clarke As a high school English teacher, I always seek opportunities for my students…
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Bend it like Abdallah

February 16th, 2015

The simple things that make for p...

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February 4th, 2015

It’s not always the complex ideas that lend the space for enemies and strangers to come together, seek to understand,…
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Reconciliation as Refuge

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December 2nd, 2014

Last Monday afternoon in Vickery Meadows, the refugee-center of Dallas, something was made very clear to me: simply put, true…
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The Imam and the Pastor

March 17th, 2014

This documentary, produced by IFT Films, with USIP support, follows the story of Pastor James Wuye and Imam Mohammad Ashafa…
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Peacemaking: a faith-based respon...

November 13th, 2013

Below is a 2006 article from the Yale University newspaper, Yale Daily News, in which Joseph Cumming and Mahan Mirza…
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Chasing Peace

October 31st, 2013

The story of Salim Munayer, founder of Musalaha. Shown at Kensington’s 2011 Christmas Services. Desert Encounter Images by Barry…
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Making new connections

October 9th, 2013

(Seek Staff, from left to right: Alyssa, Evariste) Today our team was happy to meet a great new family that…
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Sovereignty and humanitarianism i...

October 5th, 2013

Editor’s note: Maurizio Albahari is assistant professor of anthropology at the University of Notre Dame, specializes in social-cultural anthropology and…
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