Other Projects

  • Methodists urge peacemaking through education

    Japan

    Against a backdrop of gleaming, 21st century buildings and bustling commerce, Methodist scholars are recalling the horror of the world’s first atomic bomb that decimated Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and sharing ways to prevent such tragedies in the future.

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  • Educating a new generation of peacemakers

    Japan

    “I really like the topic of peace and reconciliation. It’s definitely something I’m interested in outside of school,” said Landon Dixon, a student at Martin Methodist College and a member of First United Methodist Church of Gatlinburg, Tenn. “An opportunity to talk with people and to come do that within The United Methodist Church was […]

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  • Hiroshima event challenges peacemakers

    Japan

    The May 24-28 event was the triennial conference of the International Association of Methodist Schools, Colleges and Universities. Exploring “Peace, Reconciliation and Human Rights,” participants learned about the drastic effects of the world’s first atomic bomb that destroyed Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, and explored ideas for creating a gospel of peace.

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