Aug 19 2012

John Meunier: A modest peace proposal

Original post at http://johnmeunier.wordpress.com/2012/08/19/a-modest-peace-proposal/

I have on my office door a sign from the Mennonite Central Committee that shows two anguished people embracing one another. Below the picture is a slogan that says, “A modest proposal for peace: let the Christians of the world resolve not to kill one another.” I have people knock on my door all the time and say, “That makes me so mad.” I say, “Really? Why?” They say, “Well, Christians shouldn’t kill anyone.” And I say, “They call it a modest proposal. You’ve got to begin somewhere.”

– Stanley Hauerwas, Living Gently in a Violent World

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