Articles posted in: Germany

Acting on Gaza from Germany

How do people in Germany act in the face of apartheid and massive violence in Israel-Palestine, recognizing the weight of German history? As a US-American international worker with a peace organization in Germany, it has surprisingly felt more comfortable to engage in advocacy and work on Israel-Palestine here than in the US. This is perhaps […]

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Mission and the Post-Christian Shaped Church

One of the things that interested me about studying missiology was that context was something that was taken seriously. Context is integral in shaping our world view, our theological views, the nature and expression of church, and how the Gospel is transmitted and encountered. Understanding context is essential for mission. A number of years ago, […]

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Bin ich Charlie?: The Response of a Witness Worker in Germany to the “Charlie Hebdo” attacks in Paris

In the hours after the Charlie Hebdo shootings earlier this month, my social media news-feeds were colonized by the Je suis Charlie hash-tag. Yours probably were too. I even considered posting it myself. Perhaps you did. But over the next few days, my initial urge to express solidarity with the victims—victims who did not deserve […]

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Journal Article

Reflection piece by Sharon Norton

Belong, Believe, Behave

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