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Quaker approaches to disarmament

Nicholas A. Sims

Quaker approaches to disarmament

what have we learned?

by Nicholas A. Sims

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Published by Quaker Peace & Service in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Reprinted from The Friends" Quarterly.

StatementNicholas A. Sims.
ContributionsQuaker Peace & Service.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21518517M
ISBN 100901689262
OCLC/WorldCa19699888

Quakers recognise that there is 'that of God in everyone', and this leads us to renounce violence and to work actively for peace. This includes promoting peace education, challenging militarism, campaigning against war and for disarmament, and supporting the peace movement in Britain. Search the Quaker website. Search the Quaker website. Skip to main content. As Remembrance Day approaches Quakers may find themselves having to consider whether or not to attend community commemorations, church services, parades or participate in wreath-laying. Quaker analysis of peace and disarmament in party manifestos.

Ashburton Quaker Meeting Library Books and Publications Welcome to the library catalogue of Ashburton Quaker Meeting. For a small Meeting, we hold a surprisingly wide range and large number of books and other publications, now in excess of , across a range of subjects touching on Quaker history, testimony and concerns and interests. A Quaker Approach to Research: Collaborative Practice and Communal Discernment Gray Cox with Charles Blanchard, Geoff Garver, Keith Helmuth, Leonard Joy, Judy Lumb, and Sara Wolcott QIF Focus Book 7 Quaker Institute for the Future

The best step-by-step approach is one that is explicitly tied to disarmament and backed by regular reviews of how the steps are being g: Quaker. From the late s, a UN-centred nuclear non-proliferation policy has gradually developed into a stable framework for coordination of national policies. The basic elements of that policy, aimed at preventing the horizontal dissemination of nuclear weapons as a serious danger for international peace and security, found formal expression mainly Author: Dimitris Bourantonis.


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Quaker approaches to disarmament by Nicholas A. Sims Download PDF EPUB FB2

Quaker approaches to disarmament have largely avoided the temptation to appeal to fear. It is important that we continue to resist that temptation.

To place the emphasis instead on hope, and the positive achievements we associate with disarmament, does not mean embracing a shallow optimism. After the Second Quaker approaches to disarmament book War, Quakers became active in the nuclear disarmament movement, as well as other moves to ban or control categories of weaponry.

From that time they have addressed disarmament issues at two levels - internationally and in their own countries. QUNO (the Quaker UN Office) was the focus for international work for many years. It helped to establish a place for non. The aim of this pamphlet is to describe 1) the vision, theory, and traditions of practice inspiring a Quaker approach to research; 2) experiments with specific methods used; 3) initial results and findings; and 4) the key challenges and puzzles that : Gray Cox.

Our peace and disarmament programme in Geneva grows out of a long Quaker history in this areas of work. We understand peace as meaning more than the absence of overt violence and has fundamentally to do with human rights, social and economic justice and political participation.

Where these are denied, the roots of violence can be found. We also strive to foster disarmament, to curb the impact. Approaches to God – worship and Quaker approaches to disarmament book General counsel on church affairs; Area meetings and local meetings; Other Quaker groupings; Yearly Meeting; Meeting for Sufferings; The centrally managed work of the Religious Society of Friends (Quakers) in Britain; Beyond Britain Yearly Meeting; Belonging to a Quaker meeting; Membership; Caring for one another.

Crisis in the Balkans/ (Research Papers) by United Nations Institute for Disarmament Research and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at g: Quaker.

Two days before her death, at she aided in writing a Quaker message to prime minister Winston Churchill to protest bombarding North Korea.

She passed away in her London home in “At the end of this war the world will have to decide which way it desires to go, towards disarmament or destruction, there will be no middle on: Lancaster Avenue Haverford, PA, United States.

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A Quaker Approach to Research: Collaborative Practice and Communal Discernment This booklet grows out of a decade of experiments by Quaker Institute for the Future (QIF). During said time, the Institute has employed Quaker processes of communal discernment in research in the context of public policy, academic study, and community-based research.

Part of the Quaker Quicks series. This series of short paperbacks is very useful for outreach and for religious education. Telling the truth about God without excluding anyone is a challenge to the Quaker community. Drawing on the author's academic research into Quaker uses of religious language and her teaching to Quaker and academic groups, Rhiannon Grant aims to make accessible some key.

of the book is to highlight the lessons learned, and to encourage other governments to carry out similar programmes. See UNIDIR Focus on page 57 for more information about this new publication.

The Geneva Forum, a joint initiative of UNIDIR, the Quaker United Nations Office and the. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Sims, Nicholas Roger Alan.

Approaches to disarmament. London: Quaker Peace & Service, (OCoLC) Disarmament and arms control measures can be imposed on states, be taken unilaterally by a state or be agreed between two states or multiple states. Right up to the recent past, the most widely occurring form of disarmament was imposed disarmament on those who had been vanquished in war.

In Antiquity, for example, a victorious Rome demanded, in Missing: Quaker. Draft of chapter for book by John Kavanaugh: "The Quaker Approach to Peace" (no date) Notes for speeches, etc., including the following topics: "The Tragedy of Wasted Effort" (l9l7) From class at Pendle Hill (l93l, l) "The Church's Contribution to Peace" (l) "The Role of the Pacifist" (l) "The Quaker Approach to Social Questions" (l).

Quakers, also called Friends, are a historically Christian denomination whose formal name is the Religious Society of Friends or Friends Church. Members of the various Quaker movements are all generally united by their belief in the ability of each human being to experientially access the light within, or "that of God in every one".

Some profess the priesthood of all believers, a doctrine Founder: George Fox. A QUAKER APPROACH TO THE BIBLE Henry Joel Cadbury. In the Society of Friends unanimity is not expected and certainly it does not exist on such matters as the role of the Bible in religion.

This paper is therefore not called The Quaker approach. Another reason is that whatever viewpoint is characteristic of Friends, whether ancient or modern, it. Search the world's most comprehensive index of full-text books. My library.

Below are five beliefs that set Quakers apart from other Protestant Christians: 1. Meetings: Quaker meetings, or a meeting of friends, may differ considerably, based on whether the individual group is liberal or conservative.

Because of this there are basically two types of Quaker : Cindy Hicks. This book examines the nearly year tradition of Quaker engagements with mystical ideas and sources. It provides a fresh assessment of the way that religious traditions and social context can shape a religious tradition, and also respond to historical and theological antecedents.

Peaceweb Visitors Book. J - present About our Visitors Book. Here we will include all messages which are greetings, requests for information, or simple announcements in the spirit and areas of concern of Peaceweb.

Each message must be words or less. We try to post at least once a week - have patience, the process is NOT automatic.Quaker Peace & Social Witness (QPSW), previously known as the Friends Service Council, and then as Quaker Peace and Service, is one of the central committees of Britain Yearly Meeting of the Religious Society of Friends - the national organisation of Quakers in works to promote British Quakers' testimonies of equality, justice, peace, simplicity and truth.nuclear disarmament, the reduction and limitation of the various nuclear weapons in the military forces of the world's nations.

The atomic bombs dropped () on Japan by the United States in World War II demonstrated the overwhelming destructive potential of nuclear weapons and the threat to humanity posed by the possibility of nuclear war and led to calls for controls on or elimination of Missing: Quaker.