"Too many children are dying. Too many children. We must do something!" warned former Representative Gabrielle Giffords during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing to curb gun violence. Recovering from a horrific mass shooting herself, the former Arizona Congresswoman asked her former colleagues to take meaningful steps to end gun related tragedies.Read More »
This morning Spokane Faith & Values hosted its second Coffee Talk, this time at Boots Bakery and Lounge.
Thank you, dear readers, for another succesful event! About 30 people attended the discussion, which was about "Violence and the Sacred."Read More »
Join us at Boots Bakery at 10 a.m on Feb. 2 for our second Coffee Talk where we'll discuss Violence and the Sacred.
Can we find a non-violent God? Or when it comes to faith is some violence necessary?Read More »
A further thought on God and violence. One of the common responses to the belief that God is not violent, especially among those who are not so religious, is that God must be violent because the whole universe is violent.Read More »
After a holiday hiatus, the FAV(e) Photo slideshow is back.
Each week, the five Faith and Values sites compile their top photos to give you a glance at what is happening in communities around the country.
Can religion and violence be separated, even in a theoretical sense? Let me first say that I’m afraid I can’t add anything to the discussion that will comfort those whose lives have been tragically affected by violence perpetrated in the name of faith. This is an extremely difficult and painful question: for individuals, for ethnic groups, for nations and for our world.Read More »