“There is no agony like having an untold story inside you.” - Zora Neale Hurston
Posts tagged "Peace Theology"
This is my truth: Black Bodies, Silencing and Untold Stories

This is my truth: Black Bodies, Silencing and Untold Stories

This is the second post in OSU’s fall blog series on sexualized violence and race. Today’s post is offered by Regina Shands Stoltzfus, professor in the Peace, Justice and Conflict Studies department at Goshen College. Regina is also a member of Mennonite Church USA’s Panel on Sexual Abuse Prevention and co-founder of Roots of Justice, an anti-oppression organization (formerly Damascus...
To the Next Generation of Pacifist Theologians

To the Next Generation of Pacifist Theologians

 In a new book of essays by Yoderian theologians, edited by J. Denny Weaver and entitled “John Howard Yoder: Radical Theologian,” peace and justice scholar and activist, Lisa Schirch writes an insightful Afterword. We are honored to republish it here.  Dr. Lisa Schirch is Director of Human Security at the Alliance for Peacebuilding and a Research Professor at...
John Howard Yoder’s sexual abuse: Asking the wrong question

John Howard Yoder’s sexual abuse: Asking the wrong question

Editor’s note: This is a cross-post from Hillary’s blog, www.gatheringthestones.com, first published on January 30, 2015. Even though this week a Goshen College student was slapped by Jennifer Lopez, John Howard Yoder is still the biggest Mennonite celebrity we have. While at Pastors Week, I heard stories about how he would takes notes on a...
Prison, Sexual Assault, and Editing John Howard Yoder: One Man's Story

Prison, Sexual Assault, and Editing John Howard Yoder: One Man’s Story

Yesterday we posted Andy Alexis Baker’s story of sexual abuse experienced in prison, and how it relates to his work with and understandings of John Howard Yoder’s theology and life. His story also appeared in The Mennonite’s TMail November 11th issue. We decided to highlight his story by posting it through the main Our Stories Untold...
Can Subordination Ever Be Revolutionary? Reflections on John Howard Yoder

Can Subordination Ever Be Revolutionary? Reflections on John Howard Yoder

**This is a cross-post by Hannah Heinzekehr of The Femonite blog. It’s a great follow-up to the conversation ensuring Barbra Graber’s previous post on John Howard Yoder. You can see the original publication and lively conversation in the comments thread here.  If you are Mennonite – or maybe even not Mennonite, but just a scholar interested in the work of...
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