Journey of Discovery

Was Rudyard Kipling right to say that East and West would always remain apart? Or is teamwork and understanding possible? With the headlines often full of violence and terrorism, Imam Dr Abduljalil Sajid's new booklet A Journey of Discovery - a Muslim encounters Initiatives of Change is a convincing outline of such a future. Written originally for Muslim friends, this relevant, topical and readable account has something for all of us, Muslim and non-Muslim alike.

Foto: 'Reiken naar een nieuwe wereld' boekomslag

Een nieuwe wereld - voor velen is dit een wenkend, doch onbereikbaar vergezicht.
In verschillende voorbije periodes was de wil sterk om die nieuwe wereld dichterbij te brengen. Na de Tweede Wereldoorlog konden bergen verzet worden vanuit de motivatie 'dit nooit meer'. In de jaren zestig was het idealisme voelbaar voor een meer rechtvaardige, vreedzame, duurzame wereld.

The story of British evacuees to North America in World War II, by Michael Henderson

Why would British parents risk sending their children to safety over submarine-infested waters? How would American can Canadian families and public respond to them? What adventures would the children experience and what would be the long-term effect on their lives and on attitudes both sides of the Atlantic? This books sheds light on an aspect of World War II that is little known on either side of the Atlantic.

A Great Gamble - Turning Enemies into Friends, by Michael Henderson

Stories of those who’ve risked it! Six talks broadcast on Radio Dawn, Nottingham, UK. "The stories in this booklet are very moving. They show that the human spirit of forgiveness is one of the most powerful energies we possess. If this can be harnessed then we can create a peaceful world." From the foreword by Imam Musharaff Hussain.

Die Macht der Vergebung (German edition of Forgiveness: Breaking the Chain of Hate)

Michael Henderson nimmt uns in seinem Buch »Die Macht der Vergebung« mit auf seine Reise durch mehrere Kontinente an die Brennpunkte der Konflikte und Kriege der letzten hundert Jahre. Er berichtet journalistisch über die erstaunlich vielen realen Projekte der Entfeindung. Das Buch spricht alle Menschen an, die von dem Wunsch erfüllt sind, dass die Ketten der Gewalt und des Hasses durchbrochen werden.

* LEARN about inspirational community based initiatives that make a difference;
* GAIN new skills for transcending victim offender cycles;
* SAVOUR stories about rituals for personal and cultural transformation;
* APPRECIATE different cultural pathways to reconciliation;
* DEVELOP new insights into worldview conflicts and how to transform them.

Life experiences, compiled by Laurent Gagnon, foreword by Cornelio Sommaruga

“It is my ardent wish that this book, written in the spirit of our worldwide network, will inspire people to follow in the steps of the pioneers and those who have become involved more recently in the fellowship, whose experiences are also related. Well done and thank you to those who have favoured us with these memories and these pertinent accounts!” Michael B. Prior, Ph.D., Calgary, Chair, Council of Management, Initiatives of Change Association (Canada).

A serious guide to remaking the world

'A serious guide to remaking the world' is taken from Jean Brown's series of Reflections articles published in For A Change magazine. Jean looks at four steps to 'remaking the world': Starting with yourself; Engaging others; Creating answers; Giving hope to humanity. The booklet is designed and illustrated with cartoons by Nigel Heywood.

Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy

'What are the great issues that confront the generation growing up in the foothills of the 21st century? Some of today's generation will determine to change things. They will scale the Himalayan heights to create an alternative future. What does it mean to have a calling-to give one's life for a great cause? The stories in this book, taken largely from the entrepreneurial field, serve as illustrations of such a determination to make a difference, to change the world... I wanted to present the stories in this book in the hope that they would be a source of inspiration to others.'

Initiatives of Change in India book cover

David Young has tried to provide a framework of archive material for the development of Initiatives of Change from its early growth in India. He has recorded and assessed its development from the Oxford Group of the 1930s to Moral Re-Armament through the 1940s until the present day. It is a fascinating adventure of God working through so many different people. They come from every background, the high and mighty as well as the humble and the simple. In this work everyone has a part and the unexpected is always around every corner for those sensitive enough to listen and obey.