• Ecology and Religion – by John Grim and Mary Evelyn Tucker

    What might be the contribution of religions to the long-term flourishing of the Earth community? If Earth’s life support systems are critically endangered, as the Millennium Ecosystems Assessment Report suggests; if climate change is diminishing the prospect of a sustainable future, as the Stern Review on the Economics of Climate Change observes; and if species […]

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  • A Vital Conversation: Integrating Ecology, Justice and Peace On Agape’s 32nd Anniversary – by Suzanne Belote Shanley

    At first we thought only of disaster for our annual St. Francis Day event as forecast after forecast of steady rain, forced us to set up three huge tents for people and food on the dark and overcast St. Francis Day, October, 2014. The rain held off only intermittently. It was freezing cold. We brought […]

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  • Must We Not Kill? – by Brayton Shanley

    Outrage at the bombing of ISIS is in short supply these past months.  There must be strong compliance in this absence of opposition.  One can almost hear the unstated logic: “Certain monsters have to be stopped and quickly.”  Like the Taliban, ISIS fighters are Islamic extremists who threaten, intimidate, torture and publicly execute.  “Something has […]

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  • Statement on Nonviolence & Healing re: Dzhokhar Tsarnaev

    For over 25 years, Agape has co-sponsored Stations of the Nonviolent Cross, in front of Boston’s State House, with a strong emphasis on the Death Penalty, which Jesus suffered and about which he spoke eloquently:  “Do Not Kill”  As the jury selection and trial of Dzhokar Tsarnaev is in full gear, Agape and Pax Christi […]

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