Tag Archives: peace

Nobel Prize nominee to address peace activism

As the war in Afghanistan nears the 10 year mark,   America is on the minds of many and its role in a peaceful future. Cindy Sheehan, a Nobel Peace Prize nominee and national director of Peace of the Action, will be speaking at Butler University in early October on the topic of “The War Economy

The war between violence and peace

Scott Appleby, professor of history at the University of Notre Dame, delivered the first 2010-11 Seminar on Religion and World Civilization address last night at Clowes Memorial Hall. Appleby’s lecture was titled, “Religion as Promoter of Peace, Perpetuater of Violence.” He began his lecture by presenting three terms: religion, conflict and peace building. He then