2) ``September 11: Bearing Witness
to History,'' on loan from the Smithsonian Institution, will be on view at the Japanese American National Museum July 1 through Aug.
For priests, whose calling is one of sacrifice, self-negation, and bearing witness
, to refuse to do the same is a blot on their mission.
On the one hand was an idea of political action that is ultimately a form of bearing witness
, taking a public moral stand as a self-justifying act.
It's also a good fit with one of the founding philosophies of Greenpeace, which is the concept of bearing witness
While some might consider exploring the history of our trinitarian creeds a dull and irrelevant exercise (or even wince at the church-dividing and institutionalizing politics involved), as the story of Spirit-led theologians struggling to order what they saw in the scriptural witness as God's intrinsic order in a dynamic relationship bearing witness
to God's self, we might find kin as well as fresh insight here.
More than 50 Catholic school educators from around Southern California attended the Bearing Witness
workshop in June, a three-day intensive program that featured nationally known scholars who spoke about the Holocaust and contemporary anti-Semitism.
On display were hundreds of letters, faxes, sketches, and newspaper clippings bearing witness
to the bureaucratic red tape behind the APEC extravaganza--an ironic counterpoint to the music's soaring idealism and the flash of pyrotechnics.