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Body of War

(2007 – 87 minutes – not rated)
Tomas Young left for Iraq a gung-ho soldier. He returned home paralyzed, struggling to deal with his physical limitations and his changing feelings about the war. This eye-opening documentary looks at the raging debate over the war in Iraq through the eyes of this... read more »

Posted on May 01, 2013

Word from Winkler — National amnesia

Sadly, few sermons will be preached this week about the war of aggression the U.S. undertook against Iraq. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on March 21, 2013

10th anniversary of Iraq War

‘Costly, bitter conflict based on falsehoods and hyperbole,’ says Lee

Congresswoman calls March 19 ‘solemn anniversary’ of a tragedy. read more »

March 21, 2013

Peace with Justice

The Peace with Justice Program aims to make shalom visible and active in people's lives and communities. The General Conference assigned the General Board of Church and Society to implement the program and called the church to "strengthen its capacity to act as a public policy advocate" in communities... Read More

Word from Winkler — End of a monumental mistake

The U.S. withdrew its last troops from Iraq this week, leaving behind the detritus of an enormous, tragic disaster, but few seem to have learned anything from a calamity of such magnitude. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on December 19, 2011

Word from Winkler — A significant death

It was a tragic mistake to transform the hunt for bin Laden from a criminal and intelligence operation into a military invasion of Iraq; hundreds of thousands of lives were sacrificed; trillions of dollars were wasted; and years were lost in doing so. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on May 06, 2011

Word from Winkler — Withdrawal from Iraq

7 years after the U.S. knowingly invaded the wrong country, it is pulling combat troops out of Iraq, sort of. read more »

by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on August 24, 2010

Aspects of the Qur’än

Book examines 9 key topics

Descendant of the Prophet Muhammed attempts to dispel falsehoods taught by radical Islam. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on December 18, 2009

Word from Winkler — Flip-flopping on war

National Religious Campaign Against Torture

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by Jim Winkler, General Secretary, General Board of Church and Society
on August 03, 2009

2008 legislative priorities report

AIDS funding, SCHIP highlight advocacy successes

Iraq war, poverty and global warming initiatives among disappointments. read more »

by Wayne Rhodes, Editor, Faith in Action
on February 23, 2009

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