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Duane Ruth-Heffelbower Publications
"I'm a ________ mediator: How mediators' profession of origin affects their practice" in ACResolution Magazine Winter 2012.
Review published in the American Society of Victimology online journal Research to Practice of Fehr, R., Gelfand, M., & Nag, M. (2010). "The road to forgiveness: a meta-analytic synthesis of its situational and dispositional correlates." Psychological Bulletin, American Psychological Association (136) 5, 894-914.
"Do armed citizens deter crime?" published as a Fresno Pacific University Scholars Speak article January 12, 2010.
"I thought about it" published as a Fresno Pacific University Scholars Speak article January 7, 2009. The article explores the use of conspiracy convictions in the war on terror.
"Love and power" published as a Fresno Pacific University Scholars Speak article October 15, 2008. It explores the giving and taking of love and power. Published in Salt Fresno Magazine V.7, No.3 March 2010, p. 16.
"Pit bulls, bad knees and neighborliness: what price personal safety?" Published as a Fresno Pacific University Scholars Speak article January 29, 2008. Published by the Christian Leader March 2008, p. 10. Published by the Fresno Bee under the title "Peacemaker struggles in his own life" March 9, 2008. Published by the Wasco Tribune February 6, 2008 and the Fowler Ensign April 16, 2008. Published by Mennonite Media in its online Third Way Café December 5, 2008 under the title "Pit Bulls, Bad Knees and Neighborliness".
VORP Newsletters February 2003- August 2007 Duane became the Administrator of Victim Offender Reconciliation Program of the Central Valley, Inc. in September 2002 and concluded that service in September 2007. He has an article related to restorative justice in general or VORP in particular in most issues of the VORP newsletter during that period.
"The McDonald's theory of conflict prevention: Peace through franchising" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications July 26, 2007. Also Published in The Fresno Bee as "McDonald's theory of conflict prevention" August 4, 2007. Published in The Reedley Exponent August 2, 2007.
"The carnage in . . ." a response to the Virginia Tech shootings, in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications April 23, 2007. Also Published in The Lemoore Advance April 26, 2007 and Mennonite Weekly Review April 30, 2007.
"Divorce without war: collaborative law" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications February 12, 2007.
"Reliving WWII - lessons for the children of all warriors" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications January 30, 2007. A variation published in the Mennonite Weekly Review February 12, 2007 the Madera Daily Tribune February 5, 2007, and the Arvin Tiller, Shafter Press, February 7, 2007.
"Repairing the Military Commissions Act" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications December 18, 2006.
"Incomprehensible forgiveness: lessons from the Amish" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications October 16, 2006.
"Joys and pains of living in the worldwide neighborhood" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications June 6, 2006.
"CPT kidnapping shows new reality for peace work" in Mennonite Weekly Review online edition December 13, 2005 and December 19 print edition. Taken from FPU Scholars Speak article published by FPU December 12, 2005 "International service in a changed world: Kidnapped CPT members show new reality."
"Want justice? Listen to the victim: Central Valley a leader" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications December 5, 2005.
"Execution ends the chance for redemption: Victims cannot heal" in Fresno Pacific University's Scholars Speak publications. A reflection on the execution of Tookie Williams.
"Direct and indirect communication in family mediation" in ACResolution Summer 2005.
"Mennonite Patriotism" sermon delivered July 3, 2005 at North Baltimore (MD) Mennonite Church.
Review of Louder Than Words by Penda Hair, Journal of The Community Development Society, Volume 34, No. 1, pp. 130-131.
"Restorative Justice for Nation Building: Reconciliation of People Groups" in Proceeding of the International Seminar on Restorative Justice, 16th to 19th December 2003 at Peshawar, Pakistan.
"Using RJ Principles to Build Peace Between Christians and Muslims" in ACResolution v. 3 n. 4 Summer 2004.
Book review of Peacemaking: Practicing at the Intersection of Law and Human Conflict by Douglas E. Noll in ACResolution v. 3 n. 4 Summer 2004.
"Solving the Problem of Violence" in Direction Vol. 32 No.1 Spring 2003, pp. 61-74.
"Local Capacities for Peace Meets Conflict Resolution Practice" in Journal of Peacebuilding and Development, v.1, no. 1, 2002, pp. 85-97. The journal is a joint publication of the Center for Global Peace of American University and South North Centre for Peacebuilding and Development, Harare, Zimbabwe. The full text of the article is available free on our website by arrangement with the publisher.
"Restorative Justice: The Journey" in Conciliation Quarterly Fall 2002, Vol. 21, No. 4.
"Indonesia: Out of one, many?" in Fletcher Forum of World Affairs Vol. 26:2 Summer/Fall 2002, pp. 223-238.
"Post-9-11 Reflections on the Response of Indonesian Muslims" in the Mennonite Central Committee Peace Office Newsletter April-June 2002, p. 4.
"Refugees and Conflict" in Mediation and Facilitation Training Manual, Carolyn Schrock-Shenk, ed., Akron, PA: Mennonite Conciliation Service, 2000. Available from Mennonite Conciliation Service. MCS web site link.
Family Mediation. Fresno: Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, 1998. Text for course "Family Mediation" CMP 762 and MF 635.
"Restorative Justice -- Current Best Practices in California." Journal of Correctional Psychology January, 1998.
Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution. Fresno: Center for Peacemaking and Conflict Studies, 1997. Course text for "Introduction to Alternative Dispute Resolution" CMP 710.
"A Lawyer Looks at Integration" in MEDA News, Spring 1997. Article on the process of integration of the two largest Mennonite denominations.
"Teaching Children About Urban Violence." Urban Connections Spring 1994.
Laughing with Abraham and Sarah: A Midwife's Manual. Newton: General Conference Mennonite Church, 1992. A guide for churches planting churches.
"Human Rights"in The Mennonite Encyclopedia volume 5, 1990. Also available as Ruth-Heffelbower, Duane. (1989). "Human Rights." Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Global Anabaptist Mennonite Encyclopedia Online. Retrieved 16 April 2008 <http://www.gameo.org/encyclopedia/contents/H852ME.html>
"What Does it Mean to be Church Based?" in VORP Organizing: A Foundation in the Church, by Ron Claassen and Howard Zehr, Mennonite Central Committee, 1989.
"Christian peacemaker teams and nonviolent direct action: a proposal for definition and implementation." (1987) Paper written to inform the formation process of Christian Peacemaker Teams.
After We're Gone: Estate and Life Planning for a Disabled Person's Family. With Mitchell Kingsley. Akron, PA: Mennonite Central Committee, 1986. Companion piece to Supportive Care in the Congregation. $4 Cdn./$3 U.S. Available from Mennonite Mutual Aid, Attention: Advocacy and Education Resources, PO Box 483, Goshen, IN 46527, 1-800-348-7468.
"The Christian and Civil Disobedience," Direction (Spring 1986) vol 15., no. 1, p.23-30.
"Uninsured Motorist Coverage: Can Signed Waiver In Statutory Form Be Relied Upon In California?" Golden Gate Law Review, (1973) V.4, No.1, pp 19-46.