This is an open letter to leaders and groups in the religious community in the United States inviting your participation to expand a campaign currently being mounted to divest from fossil fuel companies to also include the nuclear power industry as well. [Ed.
Please celebrate with us the news that the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s Lucas Johnson has been named International Coordinator of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation (IFOR)!
Whole Women Healing (WWH), an affiliate of the Fellowship of Reconcilation, has re-awakened. Our mission, to facilitate healing and empowerment of women for a more peaceful world, has been restored to active duty!
A few days ago, I wrote you to outline the Fellowship of Reconciliation’s plan this year to embrace a U.S.-based strategy for nonviolent s
In 2010-11, my predecessor Mark Johnson traveled some 50,000 miles to meet with individuals and groups in our U.S. Fellowship of Reconciliation network. These cross-country tours sought, in part, to assess the needs and health of our national network of chapters, affiliates, and individual members.
Are you 19 to 29, and thinking about doing something totally different this summer? Are you grounded in the Muslim, Jewish, or Christian faith tradition and interested in exploring with your peers from the other Abrahamic faith traditions how your faith journey comes together with your work for social justice, peace, nonviolence, and care for the earth?
Purim is a Jewish holy day that originated in ancient Persia. Many narrative features of the story reveal different aspects of Persian culture. Gift-giving is an example of a valued custom and method of diplomacy which appears in the Purim text, and on bas-relief images carved into the walls of Persepolis.
Congratulations are in order! We recently received word from the New York State Office of Parks Recreation and Historic Preservation that Shadowcliff is now listed in the State Register of Historic Places. The Commissioner, who is also the NYS Historic Preservation Officer (SHPO), has also nominated Shadowcliff to be entered into the National Register.
It is again that time of year when we are asked to pay our federal taxes, half of which goes for war and preparations for more wars. In the last century over 180 million people died in wars.