What would happen if we devoted the same discipline and self-sacrifice to nonviolent peacemaking that we now devote to war? In this workshop Jim Loney will challenge us to consider non-violence as both a way of life and a strategy for transformative social change in the current Canadian and global contexts. He will tell of his experience in captivity and also dialogue with us on how the philosophy and approach of non-violence might guide us in our own work for social change. Known for the time he spent as hostage in 2005 – 2006, Jim wrote a moving account of this experience, “Captivity: 118 Days in Iraq and the Struggle for a World Without War.” On December 8, 2006, Loney and fellow hostages publicly forgave their captors.
Please register at least two weeks in advance for this program. Cost: $315 CAD
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