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Synonyms for ploughshare

a sharp steel wedge that cuts loose the top layer of soil

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Greg Boertje-Obed, another veteran, became a conscientious objector, having been influenced by Jesuit Fr Dan Berrigan and fellow Plowshares activists Phil Berrigan and Liz McAlister And Megan Rice, a Sister of the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, as a young girl was inspired by Dorothy Day and went on to be a missionary teacher in Nigeria for 40 years.
The American GI Forum and Swords to Plowshares have a proven track record of streamlining services, and we're proud to support them.
Having read, I believe, all of Ron Paul's books, I can say without any hesitation that Swords into Plowshares is undoubtedly his most important and most personal book.
Lions and lambs will lie down together, swords will get hammered into plowshares, and the whole planet will be detoxified.
Even after breaking several plowshares and a cultivator against the stone, he continued to work around it.
While the Bible introduced the symbolic transformation of swords into plowshares, the conversion of a cannonball factory into a church delivers a decidedly more modern message.
In the 1980s, with the children all grown and the arms race heating up, Gump joined Plowshares, a peace group founded by Catholic activists Daniel and Philip Berrigan.
Though it will he hard to attend all 40 shows, she is trying her best to see productions at META members Detroit Repertory Theatre, Jewish Ensemble Theatre, Meadow Brook Theatre, Performance Network Theatre, Plowshares Theatre, Plowshares Theatre Company, Tipping Point Theatre and Willianmston Theatre.
The arch, which is still in the planning stages, would be a reflection of the Biblical message about beating "swords into plowshares," Dr.
Some important inside-Jewish-charity baseball news, as the Joint Distribution Committee and the Jewish Agency decide to beat their swords into plowshares.
The smart plow, which took al-Barouki six months to complete, consists of three plowshares, a warning sensor, hydraulic jacks connected to the sensor, springs around the plowshares to determine heights, a gearbox, and a manual control system.
Plowshares into Swords: From Zionism to Israel, by Arno J.
And on the swords into plowshares passage, Athanasius wrote: "When [lie barbarians hear the teaching of Christ, they immediately turn from war to farming, and instead of arming their hands with swords they stretch them out in prayer.
The exhibit also includes archaeological artifacts from the times of Isaiah concerning his visions and prophecies, including an ancient sword-shaped plowshare reminiscent of the famous verse, "They will beat their swords into plowshares" (2:4).
I hope and pray that there will be a day when there will not be a need to observe a Memorial Day because, as the prophet Isaiah wrote, 'They shall beat their swords into plowshares and their spears into pruning hooks; nation shall not lift up sword against nation, neither shall they learn war any more.