Tapping into the Power of Faith and Communities: Effective Inter-religious Action in Peacebuilding Program : Alliance for Peacebuilding. At a time when religious differences are often used to fan the flames of violence, the role of faith-based initiatives in building peace are crucial.
Inter-religious action can play an important role in developing social cohesion—a key factor in building resilient, peaceful societies. Open-ended dialogue over the religious divide aimed at bridging rival groups can be an effective tool for peacebuilding, and there is evidence that peace negotiations are stronger when they engage leaders from all sectors, in a robust combination of governmental and non-governmental actors. With funding from the GHR Foundation, AfP and its partners in the Peacebuilding Evaluation Consortium (PEC) – CDA Collaborative Learning, Mercy Corps, and Search for Common Ground (SFCG) – have recently begun the Effective Inter-religious Action in Peacebuilding Program (EIAP), an exciting, 3-year initiative seeking to improve the evaluation practices of inter-religious peacebuilding.
The Need. The Heart of Spiritual Peacemaking with James O'Dea. With Renowned Global Peacebuilder James O'Dea New 7-Week Live Training Starts Tuesday, November 4, 2013 The Power of Spiritual Peacemaking.
JustPeace — Center for Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Peace and Religion Report. Soul Repair : Brite Divinity School. Working in Conflict: A Faith Based Toolkit for Islamic Relief. Working in Conflict: A Faith Based Toolkit for Islamic Relief The Islamic tradition holds powerful potential to positively encourage people to address competing priorities, to avoid violent conflict and to accept compromise.
Author: Lucy V. Moore Country: International Category: Conflict Transformation Islamic Relief’s focus is on working with communities to build resilience and reduce risk to future disasters. The values that motivate us are rooted in Islam, our identity as an Islamic-based organisation can help us connect with and gain the trust of vulnerable Muslim communities.
Our Islamic faith and commitment to community driven development have each inspired us to ask: What does it mean to be a Muslim INGO working in fragile or conflict environments? Islamic Relief found the answer to the last question to be a resounding ‘yes’. The toolkit has been designed to be a practical resource for our staff and is designed to be used in tandem with existing guidelines. Summer of Peace. World Conference on Religion and Peace Records (DG 078) Swarthmore College Peace Collection. Integrative Law Institute. SPIRITUALITY, RELIGION, CULTURE, & PEACE. The Institute of Interfaith Dialog. INTERFAITH MEDIATION CENTRE [IMC] Nigeria .:. Official Website. Meaningful World - Dr. Ani Kalayjian. Berkley Center for Religion, Peace, and World Affairs. Beyond Marketing Group, Inc. Awesome Insight. Facilitator for Strategic Planning Practical Insight & Vision Building If you are the pastor or head of your organization, then you cannot facilitate and fully participate at the same time!
Using an outside facilitator allows you opportunity to take an active part in the shaping of your plans. With the goal of shaping a vision for change, we facilitate your planning process and guide the leadership team to make decisions for the future. We provide customized facilitation in the following areas: Strategic Planning aimed at increasing your relevancy to the community you serve over the next 2-5 years. Board Leadership to strengthen leadership effectiveness as a governing body.
Benefits of utilizing an outside facilitator are numerous. More “Ah ha” Moments – Sometimes stepping back and hearing something for the first time sheds new light on an old situation. Church-Futures.com:- Foresight-activities:-Group-facilitation-tips. Tips for facilitating group activities Consider changing the usual meeting environment to stimulate creative thinking. Keep the end goal of decisive action in mind for the duration of the activity. Open with a brief overview of the activity so participants know what to expect.
Herrmann International: Home. Conflict Management in Unitarian Universalist Congregations. Kenneth Cloke Dispute Resolution Center. Connection Partners, Inc, Mediation and Facilitation Services/Facilitation/Religious. Connection Partners, Inc. is a resource for the leadership and congregations of religious communities experiencing turmoil due to change, internal conflict, or trauma.
We specialize in facilitating meetings and mediating for families, and for individuals and groups in community, non-profit, business or government. We are trained professionals who serve as neutral third party peacemakers for people with different perspectives who are connected by choice or by necessity. Welcome to the Partners in Ministry - Home Page. The Tutu Institute for Prayer & Pilgrimage. Nevada Law Journal. Clarity Facilitation: Consulting Services by Michael Bischoff. Boston TenPoint Coalition - Home Page - Reshaping Lives, Rebuilding Community.
Alban - Building Up Congregations and Their Leaders. Interreligious Council of Central NY. “There will be peace on earth when there is peace among the world religions.”
(Hans Kung) The InterReligious Council (IRC) of Central New York was founded in 1976 to bring together the wonderfully diverse array of faith traditions in our community, with the belief that engagement among these different faith groups would lead to understanding, friendships and a collaborative strength to address community issues. Today, this remains the essence of our work. The IRC promotes compassion, cooperation and partnership among the diverse faith traditions in Central New York with the goal of increasing understanding and harmony among all people.
We do this through education and dialogue. We also provide advocacy and human care through our six social service programs which serve people in need, including refugees, the elderly, the disabled, and the institutionalized. The IRC provides EDUCATION, SERVICE, AND DIALOGUE through the following: Dr. Eileen Borris - Therapist, Speaker, Author of "Finding Forgiveness"
Question2Learn. Christian Mediation Services. Center for Mediation and Conflict Transformation. Global Negotiation Insight Institute. Center for Contemplative Mind in Society. The Science of Peace - The Documentary. Sulha Peace Project. The Imam & the Pastor - FLT Films. MarcGopin.com Marc Gopin.com Conflict Resolution and Religious Peacemaking. Center for Justice & Peacebuilding – Eastern Mennonite University. International Center for Religion and Diplomacy - Home Page. Research on Transcendental Meditation. What The Bleep Does Spirituality Have To Do With Conflict Resolution? For those of us who practice in the hardnosed world of lawyers, court systems, corporations, government entities, and the like, spirituality might seem like an odd topic.
What does spirituality have to do with mediation or conflict resolution? What's more, spirituality can be a difficult topic to discuss. For starters, some of us are not even comfortable with the word “spirituality.” What exactly does it mean, anyway? It's difficult to define. Regardless of the definition, “spirituality” can be controversial, especially in a professional setting. Historically, spirituality has not been viewed as a relevant topic for professional dialog or learning.
ACR Spirituality Section. Ken Wilber: Welcome. Ken Wilber is the author of over twenty books.
He is the founder of Integral Institute, a think-tank for studying integral theory and practice, with outreach through local and online communities such as Integral Education Network, Integral Training, and Integral Spiritual Center. Please also see the Integral Theory Primer for a guide to the world of Ken Wilber and Integral Theory. It's Just Love (Ken Wilber: ISE 2 Keynote) from Integral Life on Vimeo. Ken Wilber delivers his Keynote Address at the second annual Integral Spiritual Experience practice event. Want to see more? Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding. Iniatives of Change. Appeal of Conscience. International Center for Religion and Diplomacy - Home Page. Center for World Religions, Diplomacy and Conflict Resolution. Edinburgh Festival of Middle Eastern Spirituality. Religions for Peace.