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“Following in the footsteps of God – How churches become peace churches.”

Warneck, Wilfried
June 4, 2015

Source: (2001) Paper presented at the Theology and Culture: Peacemaking in a Globalized World conference. Bienenberg Theological Seminary, Switzerland, 25-29 June.

Warneck investigates ways in which a mainstream church (i.e., a church belonging not to one of the historic peace traditions but to one of the dominant traditions in the history of the Church) might be transformed into a peace church. As a part of this investigation, he discusses the purpose and work of Church and Peace, an international forum and network in Europe. It connects organizations, congregations, groups, and individuals between the historic peace churches and peace-oriented movements in mainstream churches. Warneck identifies significant developments and insights gained through the experience of Church and Peace over more than fifty years.


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