By Paul R. Dekar
"Always a minority yet continually enthusiastic about dwelling into peace, the BPFNA has been a beacon of desire for peace-and-justice Baptists around the globe. This tale had to be informed. Paul Dekar, as a life-long activist and strong historian, brings it to lifestyles, reminding us in a full of life way--through actual humans and events--of the centrality of following Jesus our peacemaker."
Dean and Professor of Missiology, Whitley university, Melbourne, Australia
"Regrettably, the paintings of the Baptist Peace Fellowship has remained a well-kept mystery. expectantly Paul Dekar's beneficiant scholarship--seasoned through his first-hand participation in a lot of this narrative--will push the lid off the tale so its illuminating energy is extra unleashed. Jubilate Deo!"
--Rev. Ken Sehested
founding director of the Baptist Peace Fellowship of North America
"I've accomplished the booklet to my nice pleasure and pride. Paul Dekar has performed an excellent task and is clearly the one individual in our midst who may have performed it. Had we no longer had Paul, we'd easily lose this heritage as our preserved, carrying on with tale. Paul is an excellent historian, an excellent guy, and the best of friends."
"I loved each minute examining this publication. it is a treasure. it is a tale that had to be advised, person who is stuffed with the type of heroes that so usually stay unsung, the peacemaking kind.
--Lee A. McKenna
Association of Ontario overall healthiness Centres and clash transformation facilitator, Toronto, Ontario
Paul R. Dekar engages in the neighborhood of the Transfiguration, whose trip as a brand new monastic neighborhood is the topic of his most modern booklet, released by way of Cascade Books in 2009. he's Chair of the nationwide Council of the U.S. bankruptcy of the Fellowship of Reconciliation and Emeritus Professor, Memphis Theological Seminary.
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