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Why Peace and Justice Education is Important in Places of Worship: An Intro and Curriculum Proposal

This curriculum is intended by its author as a “starting point… for those with no experience of peace and justice studies to bring light and knowledge to places that do not have it.”  We believe that light and knowledge are needed in many sectors of our society.  Although not immediately applicable to all settings, we hope educators will find it useful to understanding the present American context, and welcome contributions on the problems of social and political contexts in other countries.

A Tale of Two Viruses: Lost Lives, Lost Opportunity and an Occasion for Hope

This Corona Connection, inspired by an article by Nancy Sylvester, invites reflections on two viruses: COVID-19 and racism. First, what can we learn from the compassion and tenacity of Dr. Anthony Fauci? Second, what can be learned from the painfully exposed virus of racism that has infected the moral integrity of our country since its origins?

MLK Jr. Epistles and Prophets: Free Adult Education Curriculum

April 4th, 2018 marks 50 years since the assassination of the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.. In observance of the deep and lasting impact of Dr. King’s ministry, Trinity Church in NYC is offering a video curriculum for use by individuals or in group education settings.

Why Peace Education is the Future for All Religions

84% of the world’s population are religious, thus religious considerations must be taken into account when introducing peace education. Here is the basic teaching on peace from three of the world’s religions, all of which are linked by the concept of reciprocity: do unto others as you would have them do unto you.

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