By Ronald L. Faust
This ebook of poems describes a hyperlink among poets and peacemakers:
Maybe peacemakers are like rebel poets,
Irrelevant, dissident, brushing aside the prestige quo,
Imagining a imaginative and prescient of an international that will get along
This poetry—too risky for correct wing religion—will provide a source for church activists and for taking the next move of braveness. will probably be a significant other for marching to another drummer and listening to the nonetheless voice of God amplified via traditional events.
In "Prophetic Poetry" Faust takes an artistic method of peacemaking and exposes our irrational, morally bankrupt habit to violence and materialism. whereas tough our cozy lives, "Prophetic Poetry" bargains an important imaginative and prescient of our international if we want, in Faust's phrases, to show our 'false peace,' wake up the “shopper who walks round in a trance,” and rework that which 'drains our soul of pleasure and life.' He makes use of 'the mind's eye of a poet… to the touch the guts' and celebrates the eagerness and braveness it's going to take to foster a 'revolution in values.'
Kansas urban software Coordinator, American pals provider Committee
Ron Faust works with Interfaith employee Justice, American pals carrier Committee, Immigration Justice Advocacy circulation, and Disciples Peace Fellowship in Kansas urban. Born in Eugene, Oregon and starting to be up in Vancouver, Washington, his academic odyssey integrated an undergraduate measure from Northwest Christian university (NCU), MDiv from Christian Theological Seminary and a doctorate from Drew college. formerly he collaborated with Toni Faust on a publication approximately grand parenting and a fictional paintings known as Gaps through his pen identify Mac Keyes. Now a retired Minister-Sailor-Curmudgeon became Poet, he follows his ardour via giving his realization to peace and justice issues.