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Speaker Announced for 2019 Conference in Nashville!

We are thrilled to announce that Rev. Janet Wolf, director of The Haley Farm and Nonviolent Organizing at the Children’s Defense Fund, will join us for the 2019 Theology & Peace Conference, “Beloved Community as the Way from Scapegoating to … Continue reading

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Mark Your Calendars!

June 17-20, 2019 12th ANNUAL THEOLOGY & PEACE CONFERENCE “Beloved Community as the Way from Scapegoating to Ubuntu” Nashville, Tennessee Stay tuned for our forthcoming list of speakers! Mimetic Theory, as articulated by René Girard, offers profound insight into human nature, … Continue reading

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Register Now for the 2018 Theology & Peace Conference!

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2018 Conference Registration will be Open Soon!

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Report on the 2017 Theology & Peace Conference: Embracing We-Centricity

Article featured in the COV&R Bulletin (Now available with free and open online access!) I’m not okay. When you ask me in passing how I am, I may answer ‘fine’… We all answer with the same line, ‘I’m fine. How … Continue reading

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Can theology lead to a more peaceful world?

Susan Wright, president of the Theology & Peace board, was interviewed by Adam Ericksen of  the Raven Foundation: A Discussion of the Upcoming Theology & Peace Conference: “Embracing We-centricity: Practices to Nurture the Common Good,” May 22-25 in Chicago. Below are the responses Susan wrote in … Continue reading

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Bill Fried’s Powerful Reflection on the 2016 Theology & Peace Conference: People & Policing

I attended the Chicago Theology and Peace Conference prepared to videotape people of faith on criminal justice and drug policy. Having never even heard of René Girard, I was not prepared for the remarkable extent to which his mimetic theory … Continue reading

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