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Religion

Simon Fisher, 'Spirited Living: Waging Conflict, Building Peace'

Quaker Books, 2004; ISBN 0 85245 357 4; 123pp; £9

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Irrational commemorations, appropriate funding, and postal confusion

One of the most disturbing features of the recent commemoration for the people who were killed in the London bombings on 7 July was that the event was specifically a religious service.

Satish Kumar, 'The Buddha and the Terrorist'

Chelsea Green Publishing, 2005; ISBN 1 903998 43 3; 80pp; £4.95

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25 years for peace

Twenty-five years ago, on the green slope overlooking Willen Lake in Milton Keynes, the foundation stone was laid of the first Peace Pagoda in the Western Hemisphere.

Sexist letters; sweatshops; school uniforms

In yet another delicious footnote to “the greatest corporate PR disaster in history” - as even mainstream commentators described the McLibel trial - it turns out that the leaflet criticisi

Community is the currency

There can be no peace without the unity of humankind and specific structures of inclusive social justice. That thought reflects the mature form of every major religion.

The dangers of international terrorism

I write as a lifelong peace campaigner who has been on all the big demos against the Iraq war, and at the same time is very concerned that the peace movement is failing to come to grips wi

Graham Carey, 'World out of control and the Inevitable revolution'

Published independently, 2003. For more information contact Graham Carey, 6 Granville Terrace, Bingley, W. Yorks, BD16 4HW, Britain. Tel +44 1274 568973; email c/o andrew@holytrinity.com

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Tess Burrows, 'Cry from the Highest Mountain'

TravellersEye, 2002. ISBN: 1 90307 012 0, 252pp

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