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Lindsey Paris-Lopez draws on parallels between the biblical story of Jacob in the Jabbok and her own personal faith journey, illuminating three insights about the nature of internal conflict.

Guest author Paul Dumouchel explains the relationships, power dynamics, and victims of rival and displaced conflicts.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez draws on Martin Luther King Jr.’s triple evils – racism, militarism, and materialism – as the three pillars of American exceptionalism then offers ways to transform them.

Pastor Adam Ericksen examines the misportrayal of Martin Luther King, Jr.’s approach to nonviolence and invites us to confront our own participation in systems of injustice.

Guest author Vanessa Avery explains her role as an interreligious community-builder and how communities can be built during this pandemic.

Raven Foundation Co-Founder Suzanne Ross responds to President Trump’s blasphemous use of the Bible in response to the recent #BlackLivesMatter protests and offers Raven’s values as guidance during these turbulent times.

Lindsey Paris-Lopez explores mimetic doubling in three works of popular fiction: Star Wars, The Hunger Games, and Harry Potter.

Professor and author Julia Robinson Moore reveals a path to forgiveness that can guide us through these turbulent and troubling times.

Pastor Adam Ericksen reviews how Jesus dealt with conflict then adds his own recommendations.

What if social distancing pulls us together to re-imagine Endless War as Endless Peace? The COVID-19 pandemic is a shared global experience that can allow us to shift toward a nonviolent future.