Prayers of Protest

Prayers of Protest

Mary E. Klassen

Safwat Marzouk, guest writer for the Practicing Reconciliation blog, shares some of the challenges that he has been wrestling with as a Christian Egyptian who lives and teaches biblical studies in the US. The struggle focuses on the difference in dealing with violence and oppression between those who are in the midst of chaos and those who view these atrocities from a distance.  From Habakkuk he has learned words of lament that empower him to speak against cycles of injustice and violence, even from the distance.

Read his post, "Prayers of Protest," on Practicing Reconciliation.