John Paul Lederach- Dispatches from the Burning Ground: Compassionate Presence and Faith-based Peacebuilding

Saturday, April 12, 2014 7:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT (GMT -04:00)

John Paul Lederach
John Paul Lederach, widely known for his work on conflict transformation, will speak on his latest work, which reflects on compassion. He will explore the question: how do you accompany, alleviate suffering and create space for the creative emergence of the person again after tremendous loss?

John Paul Lederach is Professor of International Peacebuilding at the University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Indiana. He is the author of 22 books, including The Moral Imagination: The Art and Soul of Building Peace. Lederach will receive an honorary doctorate from Conrad Grebel University College on April 13.

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