God's Politics

Nonviolence confronts systematic injustice with active love, but refuses to retaliate with further violence under any circumstances. In order to halt the vicious cycles of violence, it requires a willing acceptance of suffering and death rath than inflicting suffering or death on anyone else.

– John Dear

excerpt from “Living Peace: A Spirituality of Contemplation and Action.”

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