REFLECTION: Because we were Christian pacifists

by Timothy Keiderling in The Plough One day in 1960, Tom Cornell sat in his office in the Nyack headquarters of the Fellowship of Reconciliation (FOR), where he worked as an executive staffer. He heard FOR leader Al Hassler’s desk phone ring, and Hassler picked it up. On the other end, a Buddhist monk visiting … Continue reading REFLECTION: Because we were Christian pacifists

EXCERPT: From Jim Forest, Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen in her own words, on benevolent glancing

This is an extract from an interview with Mary Evelyn Jegen that I made sometime in the mid-80s and published (not sure the date) in “Reconciliation International,” the journal of the International Fellowship of Reconciliation . – Jim Forest Benevolent Glancing A news item about Pope John Paul’s visit to Southeast Asia a few years … Continue reading EXCERPT: From Jim Forest, Sr. Mary Evelyn Jegen in her own words, on benevolent glancing