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Recent Articles

after the battle by Walter Kleinfeldt

Monday, July 28, 2014

A Requiem for World War I – and for All Wars

By Colin Fields

“My subject is war, and the pity of war.” Benjamin Britten’s “War Requiem” transfigures the poems of soldier Wilfred Owens into music that is both apocalyptic and tender – and that sings the immense sorrow of war as no one had done before.

village and sun art

Thursday, July 24, 2014

A Hearty “Yes” to Life

By Anna Pardini

When artist Anna Pardini entered a nursing home at age 87, family and friends encouraged her to keep painting. Her art kept her going, and cheered many others as well.

Izzeldin Abuelaish

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Better Than Hatred

By Izzeldin Abuelaish

A Palestinian doctor who grew up as a refugee and lost three of his daughters to a bomb, speaks about his life, his rejection of hatred, and the value of each human life.

Tom Cornell

Thursday, July 24, 2014

Because We Were Christian Pacifists

By Timothy Keiderling

Plough correspondent Timothy Keiderling sits down to talk with Catholic peace activist Tom Cornell. During the Vietnam War, Cornell worked to highlight human rights violations in Vietnam and helped pacifists gain conscientious objector status.