Peace -- Religious aspects -- History -- Sources
Subject Source: Library Of Congress Subject Headings
Found in 16 Collections and/or Records:
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Buffalo Peace and Arbitration Society
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Church Peace Union
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Clergy and Laity Network
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.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Inter-Religious Task Force on Central America
Abstract Collection includes minutes of meetings, correspondence, reports, flyers, newspaper clippings, publicity materials, reference files.
Dates: Majority of material found within 1981-1987
Abstract Homer A. Jack (1916-1993) was a Unitarian Universalist clergyman and denominational official who sought to apply religious values to national and international affairs. Jack was executive secretary of the Chicago Council Against Racial and Religious Discrimination (1943-1948), executive director of SANE (1960-1964), and secretary general of the World Conference on Religion and Peace (1970-1983). He had been minister of churches in Lawrence, Kansas (1942-1943), Evanston, Illinois (1948-1959),...
Overview George W. Nasmyth was educated at Cornell, Berlin, Gottingen, Heidelburg and Zurich. He dedicate his life to the cause of international understanding and peace. In 1919, he attended the Paris Peace Conference, and to organize the first meeting since the outbreak of the war of the World Alliance for Friendship Through the Churches. He died of a typhus infection at the age of 39, on September 20, 1920. Florence Nasmyth was a writer on peace issues.
Overview Victor Paschkis (1898-1991), born in Vienna, was a Quaker, a mechanical engineer, and a professor. He was the founder, and first president, of the Society for Social Responsibility in Science. He also served as the chairman of the National Friends Conference on Race Relations, the American Friends Service Committee's Race Relations Committee, and the Committee on Fair Employment. Paschkis taught at Columbia University.
Identifier: SCPC-CDG-A-Peace Council of Northeast Philadelphia