International Fellowship of Reconciliation
Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Fellowship of Reconciliation in the U.S. was founded in 1915 by Christian pacifists. The organization, whose members are now drawn from many religious groups, seeks to apply principles of peace and social justice and non-violent social change to issues such as disarmament, conscription, race relations, economic justice, and civil liberties.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Historic Peace Churches-FOR Consultative Committee
Abstract Collection consists of correspondence, meeting minutes, proposals, leaflets, pamphlets and a list of committee members, 1970-2005.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1951-2005
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-B OR CDG-B-Nertherlands-International Fellowship of Reconciliation
Overview The International Fellowship of Reconciliation was founded in 1922, though international work under the umbrella name "Fellowship of Reconciliation" began as early as 1915.
Overview André and Magda Trocmé are perhaps best known for their work in the small French town of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon where, during World War II, they inspired the villagers to help protect and sometimes to assist in the escape of Jews and other poltiical refugees. In 1938, André Trocmé, and his pacifist colleague Édouard Theis, founded L'Ecole Nouvelle Cévenol in Le Chambon, a Protestant, co-educational secondary school, with a curriculum of tolerance, honesty, and nonviolence. By 1942 the Germans...