Quaker Universalist Voice

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Topic: Religion and culture





Religion and Violence

Badshah Khan and Sayyid Qutb

People in the traditions of Christianity and Islam have partial experiences of both violent and peaceful conducting of conflict. Neither is perfect. Neither community is clean or clear from bad motives, fringe renegades and duplicity. Yet both communities have internal resources…

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The Martian

Observations on the 2015 film by Ridley Scott

We can all anticipate The Martian . This film is more than a single star vehicle for Matt Damon. It is more than a promo for NASA in showcasing the value and funding of continued space exploration. More than an argument for science and…

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