Blogs

P.S.

P.S. is an email and web-based blog format issued regularly by Contemporary Christianity.

Cultural Violence: A tribute to Johan Galtung

Cultural Violence: A tribute to Johan Galtung

The recent passing of Johan Galtung* leaves the field of Peace Studies without one of its founding giants. His work was about understanding violence and building positive peace; a society in which all people can flourish. This is in contrast to negative peace, which is simply the absence of direct violence.

I felt privileged to have been a witness

I felt privileged to have been a witness

For those seeking to find a path of understanding through the burgeoning body of literature exploring our troubled past Mallie offers both a reliable and trustworthy guide. He writes as one who was there. “I felt privileged” he writes, “to have been a witness.”

Our First Love

Our First Love

The gospel injunction to “love our enemies” and “pray for those who persecute us” sits uneasily with modern sensibilities.

Podcasts

Our podcasts, discussing various matters.