Weapons of the Spirit

| November 10, 2006

FINDING WEAPONS OF THE SPIRIT AMID DEVASTATING DISEASE: THE WORK OF THE INTERNATIONAL MEDICAL CORPS IN KENYA During the years of my involvement with MAZON’s Grants Advisory Committee, I’ve been struck, time and again, with the work of one of our grantees, the International Medical Corps (IMC), in responding to disasters around the world. The Read More

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A Year Later: The Food Safety Network in New Orleans

| September 21, 2006

I have come to New Orleans today to bear witness to the devastation and to the early stages of renewal of this city.  It’s the one-year anniversary of Katrina, and the magnitude of the destruction is still unimaginable.  The bleak landscape of flood damage stretches as far as the eye can see.  The statistics and Read More

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The Hunger Apocalypse in the Middle East

| August 9, 2006

The Apocalypse, in the words of Joachim of Fior, is “the key of things past, the knowledge of things to come; the opening of what is sealed, the uncovering of what is hidden.”   The Apocalypse, then, succeeds in hiding its own meaning, and bears a transcendental, secularized version, so its eschatology should be studied Read More

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