Blog Posts for "Nonviolent"

A Different Kind of Revolution

Tuesday of Holy Week We’ve become accustomed to think of revolutionaries in violent terms, with bombs in their hands, bandoliers across their chests and provocative slogans on their lips.  But the lives of people as diverse as the Mahatma Gandhi, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., Dorothy Day, Harriet Tubman and Rachel Carson (the author of the environmental classic Silent Spring) and of course Jesus remind us that nonviolent revolutionaries—moved by love, a passion for justice and a devotion to liberating those who are heavily burdened and oppressed—can be even more powerful.  Yet...

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