The Vision of Peace: Faith and Hope in Northern Ireland

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Wipf and Stock Publishers, Aug 1, 2010 - Religion - 144 pages
The Vision of Peace, edited by John Dear, features the first ever collection of writings by Mairead Corrigan Maguire, the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize Winner from Belfast.

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Mairead Corrigan Maguire, along with Betty Williams and Ciaran McKeown, organized some of the largest peace demonstrations in the history of Northern Ireland and co-founded the Community of Peace People to carry on the array of peacemaking initiatives which grew out of these rallies. Mairead and Betty were award the 1976 Nobel Peace Prize. Since then, Mairead has continued to speak out for peace and disarmament, and has traveled the globe teaching creative nonviolence to hundreds of thousands of people. These days, she visits Palestine frequently and continues to make her home outside of Belfast (see   John Dear is a peace activist and the author of many books, including A Persistent Peace; The God of Peace: Toward a Theology of Nonviolence; Disarming the Heart; Seeds of Nonviolence; Put Down Your Sword; Living Peace; The Questions of Jesus; and Transfiguration (see

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