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Peace Be With You: The Church’s Benediction amid Violent Empire

Factions and factionalization in churches exacerbate and prolong conflict. This paper presents some basic techniques that can be used to interrupt the way factions polarize a community and to restore trust without forcing people to change their positions or convictions. “Using Girard to Address Factions in a Christian Community” by Jean F. Risley in Peace … Continue reading Peace Be With You: The Church’s Benediction amid Violent Empire