The leading UK Anglican weekly, The Church Times (14 March 2014), carries a review of Dr Philip Boobbyer’s book, The Spiritual Vision of Frank Buchman, by Peter Forster, the Bishop of Chester. He writes, ‘Philip Boobbyer, from The University of Kent, has provided a definitive and well-written portrait, which will be of enduring value, of Buchman and his vision.’
Filmmaker Jonty Herman's five-and-half-minute documentary film about the Caux TIGE 2013 conference (Trust and Integrity in the Global Economy) held in Caux, Switzerland, last July, is featured on the home page of Business School Lausanne (BSL), a premier Swiss business school and the third largest in the country.
On 17 September the Sudan Tribune reported on a youth conference that has been launched in the South Sudanese capital, Juba, to deliberate on challenges which they face in development, peace-building and social life in the country.
World peace. The expressed wish of everyone from small children to beauty pageant contestants to world leaders, the desire has become a truism. It is a goal made safe from disappointment by being unattainable. Or is it? Rachel Kohn wrote this article about the recent Caux Dialogue on Land and Security for Culture-ist.
This rather remarkable review of Michael Smith's book The Fullness of Life has been written by his old school friend, Robin Knight, who went on to be the European editor of US News and World Report magazine, 1985-96, and Contributing Editor, Time magazine Europe, 1997-2002. The review appeared on the website of the Old Pangbournian Society (Pangbourne College alumni).
Published in The Telegraph on Monday 11 February 2013: 'Listening to silence, and liking what we hear'. The road to understanding the power of silence stretches from noisy India to a British prison, writes Charles Moore