The Imam and the Pastor front cover

From vengeance and killing to healing and forgiveness…a moving story of grass-roots peace building that gives hope to humanity. This 39-minute documentary film brings to life the astonishing reconciliation between Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye, and their peace-making initiatives which have ensued.

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.

Exemples de résilience intercommunautaire, par Charles Piguet

Exemples de résilience intercommunautaire : Japon - Europe - Nouvelle Calédonie - Afrique du Sud. En présentant des exemples concrets, ce livre apporte des éléments de réponse à des interrogations qui s'imposent tandis que l'humanité est confrontée à la grande question de ce siècle : les hommes seront-ils capables de vivre ensemble d'un bout à l'autre de la planète?

A farmer's vision for the twenty-first century, by Patrick Evans

“A Hand to the Plough is a remarkable compilation of inspiring essays which show the path to sustainable human happiness and well-being. The last chapter on the unity of the spirit brings out the great importance of integrating science and spirituality. This book is a must for all interested in fostering harmony with nature and with each other.”

Book cover

Félix Lisiecki se replonge dans ses racines polonaises, retrace son cheminement de l'usine à l'oratorio et fait revivre le dessous des notes de l'Oratorio pour notre temps qu'il a écrit sur un texte de Françoise Caubel-Chauchat et qui a été représenté depuis 1972 plus de soixante fois, sur trois continents. Tour à tour Félix et Françoise racontent cette aventure humaine et spirituelle, sur fond d'actualité, aux côtés d'hommes et de femmes, chefs d'orchestre, musiciens et choristes, acteurs dans la société ou au service de l'Eglise. Un hymne à l'espérance qui proclame, que si on veut bien le voir et le suivre, l'esprit de Dieu se manifeste sur tous les chantiers du monde.

Video documentary of the 1993 IC Conference in Richmond, VA, and the Walk Through History.

In June 1993, citizens of Richmond, Virginia – the former capital of the Confederacy – initiated "Healing the Heart of America: an honest conversation on race, reconciliation and responsibility." Joined by people from 50 cities around the US and the world, they gave recognition to unacknowledged sites and events in the 370-year history of black-white relations. This award-winning documentary is the story of their walk through Richmond history. 27-minutes.

Cover of \'Skills of Discernment\' by Charis Waddy

Charis Waddy was one of the liveliest minds in the early history of IofC. By 1935 she had an Oxford degree in Arabic and Hebrew, and a PhD from the University of London. At the age of 25 she laid aside her status and career to work full-time with Frank Buchman, helping to architect the thought and action of a developing outreach. In the early 1960’s came the call to take up her Middle East scholarship again. For the next 30 years she researched, travelled, corresponded, lectured and published, and cultivated hundreds of friendships in the Muslim world and beyond. When she died in August 2004, she was described by Dr Zaki Badawi, Director of The Muslim College in London, as a towering contributor to the interfaith movement.

Cover of 'Hope Never Dies' by Marcel and Theri Grandy

'Marcel and Theri Grandy have lived their lives in the best spirit of the Swiss humanitarian tradition. Through their long-term commitment to Initiatives of Change (formerly Moral Re-Armament) they have demonstrated the importance of private and civil society initiatives in the difficult context of the Eastern Mediterranean. The necessary changes in the 21st century will only come through such stubborn commitment by new generations.' Cornelio Sommaruga, President of International Association of Initiatives of Change, from 1987-99 President of the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC)

Cover of 'Healing Streams', book by Sushobha Barve

Confronting the anger and bitterness in the aftermath of riots.
On a train journey in 1984, Sushobha Barve watched in horror as two of her co-passengers were beaten up, set afire and left to die in the aftermath of Indira Gandhi’s assassination. The nightmare of that journey led her to find ways of preventing such conflagrations and, where violence had already occurred working towards alleviating the distress and sense of hopelessness that such events leave in their wake. It was an exploration that took her to Bhagalpur in 1989, Mumbai in 1992 and Ahmedabad in 2002, where some of the worst riots in post-Partition India had occurred.

A book by Charles Piguet: La guerre n'aura pas lieu, 2005

Existe-t-il des alternatives à la violence? Comment les mettre en oeuvre? Quelles sont les conditions pour qu'elles soient efficaces? Dans ce livre, Charles Piguet tente d'apporter des éléments de réponse à partir de situations explosives qui ont évolué vers un avenir prometteur pour les populations concernées : le Japon et l'Europe d'après 1945, la Nouvelle Calédonie dans sa relation avec la métropole, l'Afrique du Sud confrontée à l'intégration progressive de ses diverses composantes.