Unveiling Jesus

Unveiling Jesus: The Revelation of God’s Reign of Peace Through Power of Creative Nonviolence By Rev. John Dear (This article was featured in the theology journal ONEING, published May, 2022, by Fr.…

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A Hiroshima Grandmother’s Plea to Americans

By Rev. John Dear  August 6, 2021  Recently, a peace activist friend told me about visiting a physical therapist to help with some issues. They got talking, one thing led…

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Pursuing Nonviolence

By Rev. John Dear' “To me, nonviolence is the all-important virtue to be nourished and studied and cultivated,” Dorothy Day wrote in 1967. She regretted that she had not done…

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Daniel Berrigan at 100 (May 9, 2021)

By John Dear  May 9, 2021. www.wagingnonviolence.org  “One is called to live nonviolently,” Daniel Berrigan once wrote, “even if the change one works for seems impossible. It may or may not…

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Remembering My Friend Richard Deats

By John Dear and Ethan Vesely-Flad, April 7, 2021, www.wagingnonviolence.org Rev. Richard Deats, a long-time global peace movement leader and one of the most influential teachers of the philosophy and practice…

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The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons

The Beginning of the End of Nuclear Weapons  By John Dear  (January 22, 2021, wagingnonviolence.org)  Today is the day the United Nation’s Treaty on Nuclear Weapons goes into effect. It’s…

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In Los Angeles, for Fire Drill Fridays (Feb., 2020)

By John Dear On Friday, February 7th, the temperature in Antartica reached 65 degrees. That’s never happened before. Yes, the sick, corrupt president was impeached and acquitted by sick, corrupt…

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A Christmas Arrest for Climate Justice, December 2019

By Rev. John Dear (Dec. 23, 2019) Each Christmas, we celebrate the birthday of Jesus, whom Gandhi called the greatest person of nonviolence in history. Alas, he lamented, the only…

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