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Eine spirituelle Lebensreise. Mit ihren Eltern und Geschwistern gehörte Hélène Guisan-Démétriadès zu jenen Griechen, die in den Umwalzungen nach dem Ersten Weltkrieg aus Konstantinopel vertrieben wurden. In ihrem orthodoxen Glauben noch heute fest verankert, hat sie auch in ihrem Aufnaheland, der Schweiz, Wurzel gefasst. Bei ihrer Ankunft in der Schweiz war Hélène Démétriadès sechsjährig.

The sound of silence, booklet cover.
Booklet by Michael Smith.

Subtitled 'How to find Inspiration in an Age of Information', this 12-page booklet with cartoons is written for today's web-surfing generation. Discounts are available for bulk purchase, on request.

Piguet, Jaqueline, Allemagne, cover

Ces lettres sont publiées aujourd’hui car, avec le recul, elles apportent un témoignage émouvant sur le chemin parcouru par les anciens ennemis et en premier lieu par Jacqueline Piguet-Koechlin et ses compagnons.
Si dès la guerre terminée, des responsables politiques pensaient déjà à la réconciliation de l’Europe déchirée, Frank Buchman, avait lui aussi senti l’urgence de réintégrer l’Allemagne dans la famille des nations. N’avait-il pas lancé ce défi à Irène Laure, alors député des Bouches-du-Rhône : « Comment voulez-vous reconstruire l’Europe sans l’Allemagne ? »

Combats pour l'homme: a book by Michel Portal,

Socrate, Maaïmonide, Thomas More, ou encore Vincent de Paul, l'Abbé Grégoire, Victor Schoelcher, Adb-el-Kader, Abraham Lincoln, Florence Nightingale, Pasteur, Dunant, Gandhi, Schweizer, Martin Luther King...ils ou elles étaient des médecins, des femmes politiques, des hommes d'action, des membres du clergé, des militaires...ou tout simplement des rêveurs. Pourquoi les avoir réunis dans ce livre ?

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)


The first all-African color film made in Africa. 'Beautifully photographed and impressively presented.' Hollywood Reporter, 1957 'Surprise success at the Berlin Festival (1957) has been scored by an unusual film called FREEDOM.

Une Randonnée en solitaire - Approche de la chasteté by Charles Piguet

Un mélange de vécu et d’imaginaire que chacun découvrira selon ce qu’il voudra y trouver. Le profil d’un médecin devenu confident de son patient ? Le parcours d’un quinquagénaire à la recherche de l’absolu comme à son adolescence et pour qui l’apparition fugitive d’une femme agit en révélateur de ses incohérences ?« Haletant !» commente une responsable d’édition.

Grigory Solomonovich Pomerants was born 13 March 1918 into a secular Jewish family in the city of Wilno (now Vilnius). In 1925 his family moved to Moscow. There he completed school and graduated in Russian language and literature from the Institute of Philosophy, Literature and History (MIFLI). In 1939 his thesis on Dostoyevsky was judged anti-Marxist. As a result he was not admitted to post-graduate studies after graduation in 1940. After Hitler invaded the USSR in 1941 he fought as a Red Army infantryman, was twice wounded and twice decorated.