Rev. Dr. Scott Peddie

Conjectures of an Eclectic Christian

The iconic and heroic figure of Sophie Scholl still speaks to those of us who espouse non-violence in the modern age.  Scholl, who was a member of the White Rose resistance movement in Nazi Germany, paid for her activism with her life. Her implacable opposition to the nihilistic ideals of the Nazi party led to …

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Under increasing threat from fundamentalist terrorists, a small group of Cistercian (‘Trappist’) monks living out their vocations in the midst of a poor Algerian community must make an agonising decision – to leave the people they have loved and served faithfully to their fate (while securing their own safety), or to stay and to face almost certain death. Such is …

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