Starting Date: 11-08-2012
Ending Date: 11-11-2012
Lake Junaluska, North Carolina 28745
United Statess there a place for nonviolent action in our world? The 2012 Lake Junaluska Peace Conference, "Love in Action: The Transformative Power of Nonviolence," will draw upon the lessons of nonviolent campaigns and their leaders who discovered a force that can change the world. Participants will explore the principles and learn the applications of nonviolence as taught by Gandhi, King, and many spiritual leaders who offered this alternative paradigm for resolving conflict, achieving justice, and building peace.
1.6 CEUs are available.
2012 Speakers include:
Leymah Gbowee, Liberian Peace Activist and Nobel Peace Prize Winner
Rev. Dr. Bernard Lafayette, Jr., Distinguished Scholar-in-Residence, Candler School of Theology
Michael Nagler, President of the Metta Center for Nonviolence
Alan Storey, Central Methodist Mission in Cape Town, Africa. Rev. Alan Storey is a key speaker at both the Lake Junaluska Peace Conference and the Manna and Mercy Retreat.He will give his testimony of the struggles and victories during his commitment of peacekeeping in South Africa and various places.
Geographical Scope: State