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Theology of Peace and War

 

To further discussion of the theology of peace and war Methodists United for Peace with Justice in September 2006 sponsored a National Conference on “Building a Wesleyan Theology of Peace for the 21st Century” in San Francisco. It was held at and co-sponsored by Temple United Methodist Church whose pastor Rev. Schuyler Rhodes first proposed having such a conference.

The purpose of the conference was to bring together church leaders, seminarians, peace practitioners, local clergy, and lay people to sit together and think prayerfully about a Wesleyan theology of peace. The 90 persons in attendance included United Methodist bishops, clergy, laity, and seminar professors. For more information about the 2006 conference click here.

As a framework, the conference used the Wesleyan Quadrilateral: Scripture, Tradition, Reason, and Experience. We commissioned papers on these topics and added other material, now available on this website. Click here.

For those who want to discuss the theology of peace and war we offer guidance for Study Groups. Click here.

   
 
 

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