Commission on Peace & Reconciliation

The Commission on Peace explores how the BWA and its member bodies may facilitate reconciliation and peace in situations of conflict.

Commission Updates

April 26, 2014: The Commission on Peace has had to say goodbye to one of its own. Baptist Ethicist and BWA Human Rights Award recipient Dr. Glen Stassen has gone to be with the Lord. An active member of the Commission on Peace, Dr. Stassen made a great difference in the lives of many around the world, and we express our sadness at his passing, as well as deep gratitude for what he represented to all of us. Though the world has lost an invaluable person, his memory and the work he has done for peace and justice as a committed Christian and Baptist will remain with us. He was one of those few scholars who managed so well to combine theory and praxis, and at the end of the day, his legacy will not allow us to rest. As we remember him, let us be inspired and challenged to carry on his legacy and work even harder and more diligently for peace and equality throughout the world.

We thank members such as Dan Buttry, who have published tributes about this brilliant man.

Upcoming Meetings

Annual Gathering 2014

  • The Annual Gathering will take place in Izmir, Turkey, from July 6-12, 2014 at the Swissotel Grand Efes Izmir. Please click HERE for more information and registration details. To view the current schedule, please click HERE.



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