REFLECTION: Beating swords into plowshares

by Tony Magliano “In the days to come, the mountain of the Lord’s house shall be established as the highest mountain and raised above the hills,” writes the prophet Isaiah. “Many peoples shall come and say: Come, let us go up to the Lord’s mountain … that he may instruct us in his ways, and … Continue reading REFLECTION: Beating swords into plowshares

REFLECTION: 30 years later, nuclear threat gives urgency to plea for peace

by Patrick O'Neill Thirty years ago this week, the mug shots of eight people were splashed across the front page of the Orlando Sentinel, mine among them. Calling ourselves the Pershing Plowshares, we had taken part in a spectacular Easter Sunday break-in of the then-Martin Marietta Corp. plant on Sand Lake Road as part of an anti-nuclear-weapons protest. At … Continue reading REFLECTION: 30 years later, nuclear threat gives urgency to plea for peace