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SENTINEL WATCH

STEPS TOWARD HEALING THE CULTURE OF VIOLENCE

From the July 14, 2008 issue of the Christian Science Sentinel


HAVE YOU EVER HEARD an economist or politician say that he or she can always tell how healthy and prosperous a nation is by how it treats its women? That's both a provocative question and an interesting assessment. But isn't it true that the rights of all men and women, cherished, realized, and upheld equally in any nation, would make it a happy, healthy, inspiring place to live? Recently, I found myself praying about the treatment of women.