To Right Every Wrong

Martin Wroe - Greenbelt

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1978   "The Sights of the City". New Delhi:

1979   Peter & Co. Servant Vol. 4, No.3 (August): 2-7.Community in Mission.Brisbane: B.M.M.F.

1981   "Liberation in a Political Economy in Captivity" EFICOR

1982   "In Hope of Coping". TRACI Journal 22 (April):3-10.

1982   "God's World Order 1: The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament". TRACI Journal 23 (September): 17-28.

1982   "God's World Order 11: The Kingdom of God in the Old Testament". TRACI Journal 24 (December): 4-16.

1983   "A Spiritual Hermeneutic for Social Transformation."TRACI Journal 25 (April): 37-34.

1983    "Loknayak Jayaprakash Narayan": A Study of Leadership with the People. "New Delhi" EFICOR.

1983   "Vinoba Bhave: His Insights and His Struggle." New Delhi: EFICOR.

1984   "Confrontation and the Feasibility of Social Change." TRACI.

1985   "Urban Poverty and Community Development." New Delhi: EFICOR.

1985   "Schumacher: A Moral Witness." Continuum Vol.IV, No.11 (January): 36-50.

 1985   "Responding to Riots." Dayspring Vol.IV, No.1 (March).

 1985   "Some Reflections on the Significance of our actions the nature of the role of our communities in Society."   New Delhi" Unpublished.

1985   "Aashiana: A Study of an Intentional Religious Community located in New Delhi, India: Brisbane: Dissertation.

1985   "Doing Prayer Justice" On Being, (August): 72-75.

1986   "Vinoba Bhdve: His Insights and Struggles" Continuum Vol.Vl, No.1 (Oct): 3-9.

1986   "Jayaprakash Narayan: A Leader with the People" From Private Values to Public Concern J.P. Narayan Institute

1987   "Imagination: Good or Bad" On Being (July): 24-27.

1987   "Imagining a New World" On Being (August): 31-33.

1987   "Temptations of a Radical" Dayspring (April): 10-11.

1987   "Frustrations of an Activist"   Dayspring (July): 6-7.

1987   "Sufferings of a Revolutionary" Dayspring (September): 10-11.

1988   "Despair of a Protester" Dayspring, (April): 10-11.

1989   Can You Hear The Heartbeat?  Hodder and Stoughton, London, U.K.

1991   "Cairon O'Reilly" On Being (March)': 34.

1991   "Coping With Stress" Mission as Witness and Justice TRACI, New Delhi.

1992   "Ecclesiastical Evil: The Case Against The Church" On Being (February): 26-28.

1992   "Overcoming Evil With Good: Cases of Change In Church and ParaChurch Organisations" On Being (March): 28-30.

1992   "New Start in New Delhi" Community Quarterly (March): 45-53.

1992   "Prayer - Hoping against Hope" Target (No.3): 2-4.

1992   "Imagining A World Beyond Our Wildest Dreams" Dayspring (July):3-5.

1993   "Everybody Gets To Dance" On Being (February): 41.

1993   "At the End of the Day" On Being (June): 28.

1993   "Joy in the Morning" On Being (August): 19.

1993 "The Magic Journey" On Being (December): 4-5.

1994 "Remembering Our Dream" Zadok, Melbourne. Zadok, Melbourne.

1994 "Working Towards Community in Our Institution" Zadok, Melbourne.

1994 "Working Towards Community in Our Religion” Zadok, Melbourne.

1994 "Good News?" Dayspring Summer 19-20.

1994 "No Ken and Barbie Dolls" On Being (July): 23.

1994 "Beyond Our Bias" On Being, (November): 39.

1995 "Man In Rags".  On Being (April): 29.

1995 "So It Goes".  On Being (July): 26.

1995 "Grace In Drag".  On Being (October): 24

1996 "Doing Prayer Justice".  TEAR TALK (Spring): 7-9.

1996 "And Now For The Good News From The Waiters' Union" Transformation (September):17-21.

1996 "Transforming The System". Dayspring (Summer): 15-17.

1996 Building A Better World Albatross, Sutherland, Australia.

1997 "The Man With The Golden Mouth", Target (No-4): 8

1998 "The Learned One", Target (No. 1): 7

1998 "The Whole World Is My Parish", Target (No.2): 17

 1998 "The Hammer Of Kings", Target (No. 3): 19

1998 "The Race-Mixing Communist", Target (No.4): 13

1998 "Embracing, Your Enemies", Target (No.4): 2-4

1998 "Family Affair", Womens' I (June): 46-47

1998 "The Amazing Carmel Benham", Helping Hands (Vol.2, No.2): 3

1998 “Amateur, Radical, And Revolutionary Professionals.” The Journal: Psychological Foundations (Vol.1): 19-27

1998 “The Race-Mixing Communist", Y Talk (Issue 2): 12

1999 “The Lady Of The Lamp” Target (No.1): 2-4

1999 “A Love-Intoxicated Personality” Target (No.2): 2-4

1999  “The Chicken Run” The Big Issue (April 5) 18-21

Christi-Anarchy Lion Oxford England

1999  “The Red Virgin” Target (No.3):16

1999  “The Heart Of The Holocaust” The Big Issue  (Aug 9):34-35

1999“Time To Throw Off the Yoke” Third Way (Sept): 13-16

1999 "Paradigms Of  Salvation" Stimulus Vol7No4 (Nov):19-23

1999 "Those who lose their dreaming are lost." Living Today (Nov):9

2000 “The Mad Monk” Target (No.1):19

2000  "Too Much Christianity, Too Little Christ." Zadok No66:12-15

2000  "God's Juggler" Target (No.2):21

2000  "A Woman's Woman" Target (No.3):

2000  "The Good King" Target (No.4):21

2000  "Amateur, Radical, And Revolutionary Professionals" Isaac Forum September, (No.1):4-5

2001  Not Religion, But Love Lion Oxford England

2001  "Black Fellow's Friend" Target (No.1):18

2001  "Wer seinem Traum verliert, ist verloren" Nachfolge Feb/Mar:29

2001  "Biblical or Bourgeois Christianity?" Drishtekone Jan/April: 5-9

2001  "notes from no-one" Zadok Perspectives (No.70) Autumn: 19

2001  "The Co-op Priest" Target (No.2) :17

2001  "The Man Who Stood By God" Target (No.3) :21

2001  "The Man Who Was Santa" Target (No.4) :

2001  "The Great Maladikarra" Australian Stories For The Soul Strand, Sydney:89-90

2001  "Dean" Australian Stories For The Soul Strand, Sydney : 161-162

2001  "The Crux Of the Struggle. Part One - The Cross As Critique." Zadok Paper s114A Winter

2001  "The Crux Of the Struggle. Part Two - The Cross As Charisma." Zadok Paper s114B Spring

2001  "The Crux Of the Struggle. Part Three - The Cross As Catalyst." Zadok Paper s114C Summer

2001  "A Different Civilisation. " Songlines No 17 Spring :21-23

2001  "How far are we from the edge?" Third Way September :35

2002  "A Fair Dinkum Aussie Saint" Target (No.1) :9

2002  "The Easter Story - A Sado-Masochistic Glorification Of Pain? Westender (Vol.5 No.3) :6

2002  "Good News To The Poor" Release (No.3) April : 24-26

2002  "Many Of Us Dream" Westender (Vol.5 No.4) :5

2002  "All I know is, we need a saviour" Third Way April :35

2002  "He was a Christian!' Target (No2) :19

2002  "Reweaving The Fabric Of Community" Communities Australia Sept: 3-4

2002  "The Count Who Cared" Target (No3): 29

2002  "A Life Less Ordinary" Christian Herald (30 Nov) :8

2002  "Damien The Leper"Target (No4):

2002  "Rita & Evonne" Australian Stories For The Heart Strand, Sydney: 76-82

2003  "The Willy Wagtail" Westender (Jan 21) :14

2003  "The Queen Who Served Beggars" Target (No1)

2003  "Working Towards Community" Communities Australia Vol16. No1:5

2003  "Ain't I A Woman" Target (No 2):24-25

2003  "Wontulp-Bi-Buya" Target (No 2):16-17

2003  "Christ's Lawyer" Target (No 3):24-25

2003  "The Red Bishop" Target (No 4):24-25

2003  Jars Of Clay EMFI Chennia India

2003  Not Religion, But Love Pilgrim Press Cleveland USA

2003  "The Waiters Union" Pipeline (Dec 03):6-7

2003  "A New Dark Age?" Enough (Issue 5):12-15

2003  Multicultural Liaison Caboolture Shire Council Caboolture

2004  "Lights In The Darkness" Enough (Issue 6):20-22

2004  "The Man Who Adopted His Enemy" Target (No1):26;

2004  Faith-Based Community Work (Facilitator's Guide) Centre For Volunteer Ministries Brisbane

2004  Faith-Based Community Work (Student Work Book) Centre For Volunteer Ministries Brisbane

2004  Faith-Based Community Work (Marking Guide) Centre For Volunteer Ministries Brisbane

2004  Faith-Based Community Work (Readings) Centre For Volunteer Ministries Brisbane

2004  People-Friendly Community Work Centre For Volunteer Ministries Brisbane

2004  "The Woman Who Wanted To Change The World" Target (No2):26-27

2004  "Leaving Room For Doubt": International YWAMer Feb May:4-7

2004  "Christ's Faithful Apostle" Target (No3):26-27

2005  "What is Community?" Westender (Vol8.2) March:1

2005  "The Voice Of The Voiceless" Target(No1):

2005  "Founder Of The Red Cross" Target(No2)26-27

2005  Christi-Anarchy Tafina Press Armidale

2005  "The Architect Of The Famous Pacifist Faith Communities" Target (No3)26

2005  "The Prophet Of Bordeaux" Target (No4)28

2006  Not Religion But Love Tafina Press Armidale

2006  "The Forgotten Forerunner" Target (No1):26

2006  “The Scandal Of Poverty” Serving Together April:4-7 

2006  “A Widow Shows The Way Forward” Target (No2):28 

2006  “Blessed Are those who wail” Serving Together June:6-7 

2006   Compassionate Community Work Piquant Press UK 

2006  “Blessed are the meek” Serving Together (August)8-9 

2006  “A Soldier For Christ” Target (No3)28 

2006  “Blessed are the merciful” Serving Together (October)8-9 

2006  “The Good Bishop” Target (No4)28 

2006  “The Bishop saw red” Journey (November) 9 

2006  “The Queen who served beggars” Journey (November) 9 

2006  “Blessed are the peacemakers” Serving Together (December)8-9 

2006   Meet The Need Public Perception, Knowledge and Opinion of Australia's Foreign Aid to Developing Countries Micah Action Group, Qld 

2007  “The Patron Saint Of Slaves” Target (No1)28 

2007  “A Gentle Guide For Beginners” Target (No2)29 

2007   Living Community Community Praxis Co-op Tafina Press Armidale 

2007  “A Voice in The Wilderness” Target (No3)25 

2007  “A Witness Against All Violence” Target (No4)25 

2008  “Defender Of Indigenous Peoples” Target (No1)27 

2008  “A Place Where We Can Feel At Home” ACQ Wire (Jan)18-19 

2008  “Blessed Are The Peacemakers” Journey (April)7 

2008  “The Learned One”,p3-4 “The Queen Who Served Beggers” p152-4 “The Faithful Traitor”p215-217 and “The Holy Spirit At The Heart Of Community Development” p21-32 in Following Fire Ed C.Catford.UNOH Springvale 

2008  “The Practice of Compassion” p 175-186 Micah's Challenge Ed.s J. Thacker & M Hoeke Paternoster 

2008  “Living Among The People Abandoned By God” Target (No3)21 

2008  “A Remarkable Example Of Real Chivalry” Target (No4)23 

2008  “Blessed Are Those Who Are Persecuted Because Of Righteous-ness” Serving Together (Vol9 Issue4)14-15 

2008  “Blessed Are The Pure Of Heart” Serving Together (Vol9 Issue6)10- 

2008   People Of Compassion TEAR Melbourne 

2008  “Vocation, Profession And Community Development” Development Studies Vol 3 R. Ghosh, K. Gupta and P. Maiti Atalantic Publishers New Delhi p28-54  

2009   A Divine Society Frank Brisbane 

2009  “An Apostle Of Charity” Target (No1)2 

2009  “The Blessed Soul Of A Be-Attitude Revolution” Target (No2)18 

2009  “The Be-Attitudes - Embodying The Kingdom Of Heaven On Earth” Target (No2)3-6 

2009  “The Subversive Spirituality Of Christi-Anarchy” Kia Ngatahi (Vol1 No1) 9-12,16 

2009  “A Critical Reflection On Monasticism - Old and New” On The Road (No41 June)3-19 

2009  “The Workers Rights Whisperer” Target (No3)20 

2009  “The West End Waiters Union” Westender Oct(Vol.10No.4)12 

2009  “The Person Behind The Legend” Target (No4)20 

2009  “The Golden Rule Rules” Westender Nov(Vol.10No.5)12 

2009  “The Secret Alchemy Of The Golden Rule” Westender Nov(Vol.10No.6)11 

2009  “We Can Be” Westender Feb(Vol.11No.1)12 

2009  “Together For Humanity” Westender Mar(Vol.11No.2)12 

2009  “Lest We Forget” Westender Apr(Vol.11No.3)12 

2009  “Ordinary Courage” Westender Apr(Vol.11No.3)10 

2010  “Righteous Among The Nations” Target (No1)20 

2010   Hey, Be And See Authentic Milton Keynes 

2010   See What I Mean Authentic Milton Keynes 

2010  “Dreaming of Building A Better World” Westender May (Vol.11No.4)16 

2010  “Community: A Basic Framework For Building A Better World” Westender June (Vol.11No.5)23 

2010  “Part One - The Be-Attitudes” WarCry June (Issue 6493)12-13 

2010  “The Small Woman With A Great Heart” Target (No2)22 

2010  “Part Two - Blessed Are The Poor & Blessed Are Those Who Mourn” WarCry June (Issue 6493)12-13 

2010  “Jesus and Scripture” On The Road (45)22 

2010  “Christianity, Christi-Anarchy and Killing” On The Road (45)23-26 

2010  “Some Distinctives Of Our Community In West End” Westender July (Vol.11No.6)23 

2010  “A World So Close To Home” Westender August (Vol.11No.8)15 

2010  “Part Three - Blessed Are The Poor & Blessed Are Those Who Mourn” WarCry June (Issue 6493)12-13 

2010  “Part Four - Blessed Are The Poor & Blessed Are Those Who Mourn” WarCry June (Issue 6493)12-13 

2010  “Part Five - Blessed Are The Poor & Blessed Are Those Who Mourn” WarCry June (Issue 6493)12-13 

2010  “Traditional Community” Westender August (Vol.11No.9)23 

2010  “Accidental Community” Westender August (Vol.11No.10)20 

2010  “Incidental Community” Westender September (Vol.11No.11)20 

2010   Learnings (Edited with Helen Beazley) Frank Brisbane 

2010   Bearings (Edited with Helen Beazley) Frank Brisbane 

2010  “Intentional Community” Westender September (Vol.11No.12) 20 

2010  “The Kind Of Saint Our Community Needs” Westender October (Vol.11No.14) 19 

2010  “Temporary Community” Westender November (Vol.11No.15) 23 

2010  “Learning About Community In Our Families” Westender November (Vol.11No.16) 19 

2010  “The Man Who Was Santa” Westender November (Vol.11No.17) 26 

2011  “A Wounded Healer” Target (No.1) 25 

2011  “A Gracious Evangelical” Target (No.2) 31 

2011  “A Reverence For Life” Target (No.3) 31 

2011  “In Everything There's Grace” The Servants' Quarters July 17-18 

2011  “A Parable About A Lifesaving Station” On The Road Sept (50)15 

2011  “Two World Views In Tension” On The Road December (51)18-21 

2011  “Whom we Share Meals With” The Servants' Quarters Dec 27-28 

2011  “Beruk- A Dignified and Defaced Indigenous Leader” 40 Aussie Stories Strand Publishing Sydney 

2012  “A Conscientious Objector” Target (No.1)Feb 31 

2012  “Intercession Without The Groans” Third Way April 24-27 

2012   Christi-Anarchy Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   Not Religion But Love Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   A Divine Society Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   People Of Compassion Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   Bearings with Helen Beasley Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   Learnings with Helen Beasley Wipf & Stock Eugene 

2012   Down Under - In-Depth Community Work Mosaic Melbourne 

2012   Out And Out - Way-Out Community Work Mosaic Melbourne 

2012  “Community - Alive And Well” Westender April (Vol.12No.2) 8 

2012  “The Angel Of Maseno” Target (No.2)June 31 

2012  “Unravelling The Threads Of Community” On The Road Dec (54) 12-14 

2012   Bismillah - Christian-Muslim Ramadan Reflections Mosaic Melbourne 

2013   Crux - The Place Of The Cross In The Process Of Transformation Mosaic Melbourne 

2013  “Die Spiritualitat der Christi-Anarchy” Christlicher Anarchismus Verlag Graswurzelrevolution Heidelberg 

2013  “Peaceful Christlike Interfaith Conversations” On The Road Dec (55) 12-22 

2013  “Ben Wati – His love For The Poor Was Second To None” Target (No.1) Mar 31 

2013  “The Cadbury Family” Target (No.2) August 32 

2013  “Do-It-Yourself Community” Westender December (Vol.13No.1) 12 

2014   Isa – Christian-Muslim Ramadan Reflections Mosaic Melbourne 

2014  “The Parable Of The Life-Saving Station” Westender February (Vol.14No.1) 19 

2014  “Wangari Maathai And The Greenbelt Movement” Target (No.1) Feb 32 

2014  “Grace – Our Whole Theology In One Word” Servant’s Quarters March p4 

2014  “Engaging Corporate Feudalism - Lighting The Dark Age” Westender May (Vol.14 No.3) 8 

2014  “What I Secretly Really Believe” Westender June (Vol.14 No.4) 14 

2014  “Embracing The Other” Westender September (Vol.14 No.6) 10 

2014  “Learning To Embrace The Other” Lets Connect St Mary’s Matters (No.38) Sept3 

2014  “Letting Our Humanity Get The Better Of Us” Westender December (Vol.14 No.5) 9 

2014  “Leymah Gbowee: The Women Of Liberia Mass Action For Peace” Target Target (No.2)32-33 

2015   The Jihad Of Jesus – The Sacred Nonviolent Struggle Cascade, Eugene, Oregon 

2015  “Lest We Forget Our Soldiers” Westender April (Vol.15 No.1) 4  

2015  “Speaking Peace To Calm The Troubled Waters Of Concern” Westender April (Vol.15 No.2) 4  

2015  “Josephine Grey Butler: A Generous And Radical Activist” Target Target (No.2)33 

2016  “Angie Andrews: Taking Great Risks To Reach Out To People In Great Need” Target Target (No.2)33 

2016   De Jihad van Jezus - De Geweldloze Strijd In Christendom en Islam Mensa Boeken, Amsterdam 

2016   Ramadan - Christian-Muslim Ramadan Reflections Melbourne: Mosaic 

2016   Compassionate Community Work: An Introductory Course For Christians (10th Anniversary Edition). Carlisle: Piquant Editions 

2017  “The Westender – A Battling Standard-Bearer For Local People By Local People” Westender April (Westender Commemorative Edition) 3 

2017   Building A Better World: Developing Communities Of Hope In Times Of Despair (20th Anniversary Edition - Melbourne: Morning Star Publishing) 

2017   Der Jesus-Dschihad - Der gewaltfreie Weg aus dem Konflikt zwischen Islam und Christentum. (Assler: Gerth Medien) 

2017  “In Solidarity With My Hindu, Buddhist and Jain Friends” Opinion, Westender Sep 21 

2018  “My Struggle For Good Against Evil” Zadok Papers (S226 Autumn) Jan 1-9 

2018  “Violent World Need ‘Jihad’ Of Jesus” in Roland Ashby A faith to live by (vol.II) - What an intelligent, compassionate and authentic 21st century Christian faith looks like, Morning Star 139-42 

2018  “Revolutionary Sympathy” Center For Prophetic Imagination, Newsletter Jan 21 

2020  “Racism, Mission and Me” Mission Round Table Journal 15:3 (September-December) 30-33 

2020  “How Can We Fight Against Evil” edited by Dr. Bonnie Miriam Jacob. Public Theology: Exploring Expressions of the Christian Faith (New Delhi, TRACI and Primalogue Publishing) 236-250 

2021  To Right Every Wrong - The Making and Unmaking Of One Improbable Minor Prophet (Eugene Oregon, Wipf And Stock)

2021  Ježíšův Džihád - Svatě Války, Nebo Svatý Mír? Czech Translation by Jiři Gračka, Praha: Triton

2022  Non-violence Is Not Enough: the need to deal with coercive control Engage.Mail Ethos Centre for Christianity And Society Tuesday, 12 July

2023  Being Muslims In The Modern World Module 1 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  Engaging The Modern World As Muslims Module 2 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  Reading The Qur’an In The Modern World Module 3 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  Developing Partnerships In The Modern World Module 4 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  Understanding Muslim Views About Music Module 5 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  Caring For Animals In Allah's World Module 6 Moulavis In Leadership Bridging Lanka

2023  "Struggling for Good against Evil" Sovereignty Upended Kenarchy Journal Vol 5.4 May 72-100

2023  "Not Overpowering But Empowering People" Annie Derolf, Christy Gunter, John Loppnow, Lon Marshall, and Thomas Jay Oord, eds Love Does Not Control - Therapists, Psychologists, and Counselors Explore Uncontrolling Love Sacrasage 37-41