Category Archives: Presbyterian Church

Have Church/State Leaders Endorsed Injustice?

by James M. Wall The two political leaders pictured here are U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry (left) and Middle East Quartet Representative and former United Kingdom Prime Minister Tony Blair. The two men are walking next to a wall at the … Continue reading

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Pro-Divestment Presbyterians Win By Losing

by James M. Wall Do you really want to know what happened at the just-concluded 220th General Assembly of the Presbyterian U.S.A. denomination? As a veteran watcher of Protestant church political struggles, I urge you to remember that neither the cross … Continue reading

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Gunter Grass Exposes Israel As a Nuclear Power that “Endangers” a Fragile World Peace

Fby James M. Wall A stunning new poem by German novelist Gunter Grass, has “broken the silence” on Israel as a nuclear power. Western journalists and politicians have long enforced that silence by unspoken and unwritten common agreement. The silence … Continue reading

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Church Leader Tells Palestinians and Israelis “eat together and listen to each other’s stories”

by James M. Wall (New Comments Posted Below) An appalling shallowness has descended over Mainline Protestantism. Episcopalians, United Methodists and Presbyterians are actually debating how they should deal with the Israeli Occupation Martin Luther King, sitting in that Birmingham city … Continue reading

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