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Hope in Conflict
November 17 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Can we find hope in times of conflict – personal, communal, international?
EXPLORING CREATIVE APPROACHES TO PEACEMAKING
Keynote Speaker – Pádraig Ó Tuama, Leader of the Corrymeela Community
Rev. Simon Taylor, Baptist Chaplain, will chair.
JO BERRY, founder of charity Building Bridges for Peace, whose father died in the Brighton bombing; her dialogue with Pat McGee, sentenced for his part in the bombing, has inspired others to choose a non-violent solution: Finding our own humanity.
JUDE TAYLORSON, acupuncturist, and a student of Vietnamise Zen teacher Thich Nhat Hahn, she was formerly Buddhist Chaplain at the University, and offers an experiential workshop: Peace in oneself,
Peace in the World.
LOUISA BURNAND, of the Centre for Peaceful Solutions, who has worked helping prisoners to develop new ways to communicate: From Conflict to Contribution – prisoners making a difference.
JAYME REAVES, a public theologian, who will include the potential of hospitality for building communities: The Politics of Abrahamic Hospitality :- Solidarity, Sanctuary and Resilience
REV. JONATHAN HERBERT & BROTHER HUGH, Anglican Franciscan friars from Hilfield Friary Dorset, on a Franciscan view on peace and reconciliation.
PÁDRAIG will lead a group on Brexit and the Book of Ruth.
THE MULTIFAITH CHAPLAINCY OF EXETER UNIVERSITY: Creative working in a multifaith team. The team is celebrating its 10th anniversary as multifaith and is hosting this event alongside the South West Corrymeela Group.