Ex-soldier and Peace Pledge Union employee, Wayne Sharrocks, tells of his own experiences of recruitment to the army as a child, and explains how to combat militarism in universities. This is the third blog in an SCM blog series for Week of Prayer for World Peace.
Articles in the 'Peace' category
SCM General Council member, Robin Hanford, says that it is not 'normal', acceptable or Christian for the UK armed forces to recruit children of 16 and 17. This is the second in a series of three SCM blogs for Week of Prayer for World Peace.
Robin Fishwick, chaplain at Leeds University, explains in this blog for Week of Prayer for World Peace why he thinks the way WW2 is taught in the primary school curriculum is revisionist, one-sided and inappropriate for young children.
SCM General Council member, Simone Ramacci, reflects on International Conscientious Objectors Day and what it means to be peacemakers.
Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth Wilde, shares her thoughts about the current negotiations at the UN to ban nuclear weapons.
Cate from Essex Progressive Christians writes about the society's new 'Teach Peace' campaign.
For International Women’s Day 2017, we chat with Francesca Po, a co-leader at the SCM affiliated group Second Sunday in Oxford, about her life, faith and work.
Faith in Action Project Worker, Ruth, tells us about how using the simple but challenging methods of nonviolent communication can help build community and create space for transformation and reconciliation.
20-26 September marks the World Week of Prayer for Peace in Palestine and Israel. Here, SCM member Swarup Bar reflects on his recent visit to the Holy Land.