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Scholarly ACES Event: Robert and Barbara Tollefson Reformed Lecture Series - Ofelia Miriam Ortega Suarez, "Towards a Culture of Peace"

Date: Monday, November 05, 2012
Time: 7 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Location: Siebens Forum Hansen 8

2-" Towards a Culture of Peace".

Our present stark global reality is so fraught with death and destruction that we will not have a future to speak of unless the prevailing development paradigm is radically transformed and justice and sustainability become the driving  force for the economy, society and the Earth. Time is running out. The  Challenges that are posed are not first and foremost technological and financial, but ethical and spiritual.Churches in partnership with civil society are engaged in discussing of a new international financial and economic architecture, promoting live-giving agriculture and building economies of solidarity with a  focus on faith commitments that could provide justice and peace for all..

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