Called to Be Peacemakers conference “Talking With Our Enemies”

28/10/2011 - 00:00
30/10/2011 - 00:00
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At Felden Lodge – Hemel Hempstead

If you are between 18 and 30 years old and want to explore the challenge of talking with our ‘enemies’, this conference is for you.

* Explore the dynamics of identity that drive hostility, hatred and violence
* Hear insights on interreligious engagement from experienced practitioners Ray Gaston (Queens Foundation for Ecumenical Theological Education) and Jill Mann (Together 4 Peace)
* Discuss the dilemmas of ‘Talking With Our Enemies’ with FoR(E) director Millius Palayiwa, whose experience includes negotiating peace with rebel groups in West Africa
* Learn creative approaches to dialogue and explore nonviolent options for engaging your opponents
* Spend time in spiritual reflection, relax in beautiful countryside, meet new friends

£45 per person (includes food and accommodation), some bursaries are available, please ask.

To book, please go to: www.for.org.uk/act/yp/called.shtml. For booking queries, please contact: amyhailwood@for.org.uk, 01865 250781.

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