These are actions that arise from bearing witness
. The time for deciphering, fact-finding, decision-making will come in due course because there is a time for everything under the sun.
is a charming, good read for anyone.
Bernie Glassman, Bearing Witness
: A Zen Master's Lessons in Making Peace, (New York: Bell Tower, 1998), 67-73.
At the time of Anzaldua's death, they were co-editing Bearing Witness
, Reading Lives: Imagination, Creativity, and Cultural Change.
In this last section, Lynn Berry offers a particularly provocative assessment of the tone and content of Pierre Boucher's 1664 natural history of Canada as bearing witness
t o the personal "hybridization" of this twenty-seven-year resident of Canada, and the discursive "hybridization" of his representation of Canada's flora and fauna (224, 227).
is an especially heroic--and costly--form of personal activism.
Finet, "During the retreat, Christ the Light of the world is revealed, a light which is taught and a light which is lived by the whole community bearing witness
He also wrote to British military chaplains serving in the Persian Gulf, telling them, "You stand in a long and honourable tradition of Christians bearing witness
to the love of Christ in hard and dangerous places."
to such events and seeing commanding officers turn a blind eye turns closeted straight-looking soldiers into silent coconspirators, Hill says.