Yoder, John Howard
Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:
Abstract The Church Peace Mission began as an outgrowth of a conference on the "Church and War," held in Detroit in May 1950, with its purpose being to disseminate the findings of the conference to as many churches and seminaries as possible in the next six months. Its objective was to challenge the various peace groups "to face anew their responsibility to Christ, to his Church, and to mankind," by appealing to Christians not to make or use weapons of war and to "devote their energies to the removal of...
Dates: 1950-1967; Majority of material found within 1959-1965
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Council on Religion and International Affairs
Abstract The Church Peace Union was founded by Andrew Carnegie in 1914. The organization included Protestants, Catholics, and Jews. In 1961, the name was changed to the Council on Religion and International Affairs.
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.