Lutheran Peace Fellowship

Responding to Violence
Lutheran Peace Fellowship

Shalom! Toward a More Effective, More Faithful Approach to Conflict and Violence - Our most popular essay explores a more faithful and effective approach to conflict and violence: it is an eye-opening overview, with annotated resource list.

Thoughts in a time of tragedy September 11, 2001
Supplementary material on the Lutheran Peace Fellowship response to 9-11
by Glen Gersmehl

A few dimensions of violence - through numbers

Nonviolence for the Violent - Walter Wink - video series

Conflict Education - Insights, activities and resources for examining conflicts between individuals and on larger levels, and for strengthening skills to address conflict in any area of life.

Conflict Transformation, Nonviolence, and Justice: An Annotated Guide to Over 400 Outstanding Books, Manuals, Audiovisuals, and Web Sites.

Just War - A series of activities for youth and adult groups that explores in detail the classic just war principles, and also opens up the dynamic insights of the ‘just peace’ perspective.

Sources for Further Nonviolence Training

The Path of Hope (Wall of Hope)
Examples of over 100 non-violent peace and justice successes throughout history: Exhibit, activities, handouts, resources.
More than 600 churches and groups have found this helps inspire and encourage faithful action for justice and peace. Timeline of events: (pdf) (html) español Versión en español

See also our larger list of resources on Nonviolence, Media Violence, Responding to Gun Violence

Top Ten List (pdf, html)
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