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Moral re-armament

Daniel Sack

Moral re-armament

the reinventions of an American religious movement

by Daniel Sack

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Published by Palgrave Macmillan in New York .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementDaniel Sack
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBJ10.M6 S23 2009
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24460794M
ISBN 100312293275
ISBN 109780312293277
LC Control Number2009023736

Moral Re-Armament (MRA) was an international moral and spiritual movement that, in , developed from the American minister Frank Buchman's Oxford n headed MRA for 23 years until his death in In the movement was renamed Initiatives of Change. Peter Dunsmore Howard (20 December – 25 February ) was a British journalist, playwright, captain of the England national rugby union team who was the head of the Moral Re-Armament movement from to He also won a World Championship bobsleigh medal in BiographyAlma mater: University of Oxford.

Moral Re-Armament. likes. Moral Re-Armament was an international moral and spiritual movement that, in , developed from American minister Frank. Title Moral Re-armament records, Summary Correspondence, play and film scripts, radio and television broadcasting files, subject files, financial records, press releases, clippings, print and near-print material, scrapbooks, and other records documenting the policies, organization, programs, activities, and membership of the Moral Re-Armament organization (MRA).

The History of Moral Re-Armament Febru Chris Gehrz Patheos Explore the world's faith through different perspectives on religion and spirituality! Patheos has the views of the prevalent Author: Chris Gehrz. The Spiritual Vision of Frank Buchman is an in-depth look at the life, spirituality, and ideology of one of the most original figures in twentieth-century religion. Frank Buchman (–), the Pennsylvania-born initiator of the movement known as the Oxford Group and Moral Re-Armament, was a Lutheran pastor who first had influence as a college evangelist and missionary with the : Philip Boobbyer.


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As someone who has spent most of his adult life in and around the Moral Re-Armament movement (now called 'Initiatives of Change'), I found this book very stimulating and enlightening.

I can strongly recommend it. Frank Buchman and his friends set out to 're-make the world'.4/5(1). About this book With its mixture of American evangelicalism, popular psychology and show business, Moral Re-Armament attracted men and women on six continents.

This book traces Moral Re-Armament's reinventions over fifty years, from its Ivy League beginnings to its spiritual heirs, Up With People and Alcoholics : Palgrave Moral re-armament book US. This book traces Moral Re-Armament’s reinventions over fifty years, from its Ivy League beginnings to its spiritual heirs, Up With People and Alcoholics Anonymous.

What people are saying Moral re-armament book Write a. A.A. encourages its members to turn to God as they understand Him, and to rely on the help of God. Thus there are elements of natural religion, and elements which Catholics Will interpret in terms of supernatural grace.

Dependence on God is of the essence of. Moral Re-Armament (MRA), also called Buchmanism or Oxford Group, a modern, nondenominational revivalistic movement founded by American churchman Frank N.D. Buchman (–). It sought to deepen the spiritual life of individuals and encouraged participants to continue as members of.

When the world was feverishly preparing for war by rearming to the ut­most, Buchman launched his Moral and Spiritual Re-Armament program. The idea was quickly caught up by the newspapers, statesmen were using the slogan, and the term was soon upon everybody's lips.

Just before the war broke out in Europe, Buchman went back to America. In the handbook Moral Re-Armament: What is It. it is made very clear that these are evils. They pollute your mind and sap your energy, draw it away from the Cause. They pollute your mind and sap.

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Moral re-armament, a study of its technical and religious nature in the light of Catholic teaching, (Washington, Catholic University of America Press, ), by Clair Melvin Dinger (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Filed under: Moral re-armament -- Biography.

Frank Buchman: A Life (), by Garth Lean (HTML at ). Reflections on Moral Rearmament by Kenneth D. Belden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at   The doctor worked for Congolese leader Mobutu Sese Seko and then had his family wrapped up in a right-wing religious cult called the Moral Re-Armament during her formative years.

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in the s when she was 6 and they became devotees of the cult-like Moral Re-Armament (MRA). OCLC Number: Description: ix, pages: illustrations ; 19 cm: Contents: Young America's new idea --What is moral re-armament?--What has it done?--How did it start?--How does it operate?--Who is in charge?--What are its aims?--Associated Press news story of Gestapo report on the Oxford Group, December --Letter from U.S.

Senator H. Alexander Smith in the Princeton alumni weekly. Tom Driberg, a Member of Parliament, studied Moral Re Armament and found that one of its key, publications had “an anti‐Communist line as naive, as.

"Hundreds of thousands of people have been influenced, either directly or indirectly, by Moral Re-Armament s beliefs and practices. Until recently, we have lacked a scholarly book that analyzed that controversial, protean, and (at times) astonishing movement.

The moral re-armament programme conducted by We were also asked to write down all of our thought in a small yellow note book provided by the institution.

Little did we know that this notebook will become a prized possession for the next few days. MORAL Re-Armament. likes. Group of citizens resolved to expose, abhor and denounce CORRUPTION in NigeriaFollowers:   Close was 7 years old when her dad, a Harvard-educated doctor from a long line of New England blue bloods, joined the religious group known as the Moral Re-Armament.

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This book traces Moral Re-Armament's reinventions over fifty years, from its Ivy League beginnings to its spiritual heirs, Up With People and Alcoholics Anonymous.Moral Re-Armament: see Buchman, Frank N. D Buchman, Frank Nathan Daniel, –, American evangelist, b.

Pennsburg, Pa. The international movement he founded has been variously called First Century Christian Fellowship, the Oxford Group, Moral Re .