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Published: 01 August 2014
Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda Kentish Coomaraswamy “The character closest to Satan in Hindu mythology—the demon Ravana— is mourned by the gods for his lost potential,” the authors write. Here, Ravana fights with the winged demigod Jatayu. Creative Commons/Sister Nivedita and Ananda More
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Tikkun (1 October 2005) 20 (5): 10–11.
Published: 01 October 2005
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Published: 01 January 2015
Olivia Wise ( oliviawisestudio.com ) “Bills fell from the sky … and coins covered the streets,” Claiborne writes. “Sister Margaret blew the shofar.” Illustration by Olivia Wise. Olivia Wise (oliviawisestudio.com). / “Bills fell from the sky … and coins covered the streets,” Claiborne writes More
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Published: 01 April 2013
Magnolia Pictures ( magpictures.com ) Most critics analyzed Lars von Trier’s Melancholia through a Freudian lens. Here, the character Justine, her nephew Leo, and her sister Claire await the apocalyptic collision of Earth with an errant planet. Magnolia Pictures (magpictures.com). / Most More
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Published: 01 January 2013
Jonathan Burstein ( jburstein.com ) “The biblical tradition of hospitality recognizes the Other not only as brother or sister but also as potential angel,” Alexia Salvatierra writes. In this painting, Dumpster Dive by Jonathan Burstein, an angel digs through a trash bin in San Francisco’s More
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Published: 01 November 2013
Sister Megan Rice, the elderly nun who breached a high-security nuclear facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee, to spray-paint messages in protest of nuclear weapons. Above: Laura Beckman (laurabeckman.com). / Why do we so often imagine religious people as delicate and sheltered, when in fact religion calls More
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Tikkun (1 November 2016) 31 (4): 70–71.
Published: 01 November 2016
...STANLEY MOSS Copyright © Tikkun magazine 2016 Sister Poem My sister was a Unitarian, she loved life, the God-given gift of the world. She did not need Paradise to make her a Christian, thought all religions that promised Paradise offered a business relationship with a jealous God...
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Tikkun (1 April 2012) 27 (2): 72.
Published: 01 April 2012
..., bagged and paid for: strawberries piled in plastic coffers, raspberries, blueberries, shade-grown Jamaican coffee, not forgetting sunflower seeds for our little sisters the sparrows who are always hungry, for theirs is the kingdom of heaven. ...
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Tikkun (1 August 2017) 32 (3): 1–3.
Published: 01 August 2017
..., then who knows what can be done to carry out the specific strategic recommendations made in the pages of Tikkun ? This might be a good time to form “Sister Democratic Clubs” and “Sister Cities” linking red and blue districts and advocating for the humane vision that Tikkun elaborates. There are...
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Tikkun (1 November 2015) 30 (4): 41–43.
Published: 01 November 2015
... finally watched the video of the police beating Tariq, I was snatched out of the present and into a particularly violent incident from my childhood. It is 3 am. My sixteen-year-old sister is lying on her side on the carpeted living room floor. The dark gold carpet is divided into puffy sections...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 5.
Published: 01 January 2009
... parents would eat ters of the Rashi commentaries on Talmud) had left its scars, and every dinner with us and discuss the world and its challenges, my father would sometimes erupt in anger at me or my sister, even if afterward they would go to their various public meetings. Trish. And his anger...
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Tikkun (1 January 2011) 26 (1): 5.
Published: 01 January 2011
... though we may have a different take on the world, our moral standards are generally the same. I have been proud to support Tikkun . Proud to be Michael’s sister. Proud to share the same core values. Michael is sure of his truths. He stands by his convictions and his principles. He will not be moved...
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Tikkun (1 January 2013) 28 (1): 25–27.
Published: 01 January 2013
...Jonathan Burstein ( jburstein.com ) “The biblical tradition of hospitality recognizes the Other not only as brother or sister but also as potential angel,” Alexia Salvatierra writes. In this painting, Dumpster Dive by Jonathan Burstein, an angel digs through a trash bin in San Francisco’s...
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Tikkun (1 November 2013) 28 (4): 73.
Published: 01 November 2013
... change as “unrealistic” on allegedly scientific grounds. Christianity is in the process of a dramatic renewal, reclaiming the spiritual wisdom, ethical seriousness, and revolutionary fervor of Jesus of Nazareth. These four new books—when read in conjunction with Benedictine Sister Joan...
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Tikkun (1 January 2015) 30 (1): 23–25.
Published: 01 January 2015
...Olivia Wise ( oliviawisestudio.com ) “Bills fell from the sky … and coins covered the streets,” Claiborne writes. “Sister Margaret blew the shofar.” Illustration by Olivia Wise. Olivia Wise (oliviawisestudio.com). / “Bills fell from the sky … and coins covered the streets,” Claiborne writes...
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Tikkun (1 August 2017) 32 (3): 46–51.
Published: 01 August 2017
... Thomas Merton wouldn’t make time for someone like her, an uneducated scullery maid who had spent her vocation washing and scouring dishes in the convent kitchen. Apparently, they didn’t know Sister Mary Pius, as she was called back then. She was a plucky and feisty force to reckon with. She told...
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Tikkun (1 September 2007) 22 (5): 27–28.
Published: 01 September 2007
... disciples about caring for those in need, regardless of who they are. On another subject, Jesus would have had something to say about capital punishment. When Saddam Hussein was put to death, most of my Evangelical sisters...
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Tikkun (1 January 2009) 24 (1): 46.
Published: 01 January 2009
... becoming a force for peace in our world. The days of war are coming to an end. War is obsolete. It doesn’t work. Peace and active nonviolence do. Millions of Americans, especially in the communities of faith and conscience, as well as billions of sisters and...
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Tikkun (1 January 2018) 33 (1-2): 2.
Published: 01 January 2018
... is fresh, exciting, provocative, often environmentally engaged and spiritually rich. We welcome as a sister publication to Tikkun the new journal Renovatio which, under the brilliant editorship of Hamza Yusuf (a founder of the progressive Islamic college Zaytuna) is seeking to do for the Islamic...
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Tikkun (1 August 2016) 31 (3): 66.
Published: 01 August 2016
... things, why movement on that accord is so necessary.) I’ m in the office of Hamdi Saraj, a freelance Palestinian journalist. We’re talking politics. . . . As we talk, we hear shouting beneath his office window, accompanied by a volley of gunshots. Rella, his sister, interrupts us, says, “Army...