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Congregational Life: Social Justice: War & Genocide

online and in-person connections for service and justice work


Christians and War: A Brief History     The Church’s Unholy War     The Ends of Justice     Fight Like Jesus     The Gospel of Peace: A Commentary on Matthew, Mark, and Luke from the Perspective of Nonviolence     The Gospel of Peace in a Violent World     Innocent Until Proven Muslim: Islamophobia, the War on Terror, and the Muslim Experience Since 9/11     Preparing for War: The Extremist History of White Christian Nationalism--and What Comes Next          Look Inside Three Lines in a Circle

Access free digital resources related to Redeeming Violent Verses, including a group/individual discussion and reflection guide and suggestions for teaching violent verses to children (including notes on answering children's difficult questions) at

Blogs, Podcasts, & Articles


Nancy Hill invites us to listen and see as Combat Veterans Tell Us What We Need to Know about War.

"When the need for large-scale solutions is so dire, it can be challenging to focus on individual actions." Yes! Magazine writer, Matthew Legge, encourages those who are Working for Peace in a Violent World.

In Our Library - Children


Retired UCC pastor, Rev. Charles Busch, founded Fields of Peace, and calls us all to make A Promise to Our Children.

Talking with Children

The Bittersweet Story of the Real-Life Peaceful Bull Who Inspired Munro Leaf and Robert Lawson’s Ferdinand

A journey to the abyss between the real world and the ideal world, and a romp across our mightiest bridge between the two.

By Maria Popova for The Marginalian