Moral re-armament; what is it? by Basil Entwistle

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Statementby Basil Entwistle and John McCook Roots.
ContributionsRoots, John McCook.
LC ClassificationsBJ10.M6 E5
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Paginationix, 243 p.
Number of Pages243
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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. Moral Re-Armament’s followers hailed it as the most important spiritual movement of the twentieth century. It claimed supporters from Mohandas Gandhi to Mae West, who praised its contributions to global understanding and personal happiness.

Critics saw MRA as naïve and possibly dangerous, cozy with fascism or a front for corporate power. 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. Show all. About the authors.

DANIEL SACK is a historian of American religion who has taught at Princeton University, Columbia Theological Seminary, and Hope College, : Palgrave Macmillan US. Some of the original inspiration of A.A.

came from the Oxford Groups, which are now called MRA, or Moral Rearmament. It was an Oxford grouper who first came to Bill W., the co-founder of A.A. in November,to tell him how he had found sobriety with the help of God and the Oxford groups.

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. 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 their own churches.

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They pollute your mind and sap your energy, draw it away from the Cause. They pollute your mind and sap. Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman (June 4, – August 7, ), best known as Dr. or Rev. Frank Buchman, was a Protestant Christian evangelist who founded the Oxford Group (known as Moral Re-Armament from untiland as Initiatives of Change since then).

He was decorated by the French and German governments for his contributions to Franco-German reconciliation after World Born: Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman, June 4. 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 ). Moral re-armament; what is it? book The Moral Re-Armament movement is largely unknown both among historians and the general population.

This has several reasons, but the size and influence of the movement in its glory years from the 's to the 's suggests that it deserves a. Moral Rearmament synonyms, Moral Rearmament pronunciation, Moral Rearmament translation, English dictionary definition of Moral Rearmament.

n a worldwide movement for moral and spiritual renewal founded by Frank Buchman in Reflections on Moral Rearmament by Kenneth D. Belden and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Calling for “Moral Re-Armament,” Buchman sought, in Boobbyer’s summary, “to generate a worldwide movement of moral and spiritual renewal that would avert war and bring a new spirit into Author: Chris Gehrz.

Moral is a relative term. Say for an employer for cutting costcutting not salaries but extra allowance seems moral to him. Whileemployees may consider it has moral or immoral depending on. Moral Re-Armament (MRA) was an international moral and spiritual movement that, indeveloped 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.

A book by the director of the Moral Re‐Armament movement, with a foreword by Richard Cardinal Cushing of Boston, is being distributed in New York and Boston this week. The cultural and educational group Up With People can trace its roots to a song with the same name and a worldwide reform movement called Moral Re-Armament or MRA.

The founder of. The doctor worked for Congolese leader Mobutu Sese Seko and then had his family wrapped up in a religious cult called the Moral Re-Armament during her formative years.

It. The moral re-armament programme conducted by ‘Initiatives of Change’ (IofC) was a welcome change from the rat-race that we are all a part of. It is conducted at a beautiful location called Asia Plateau –Panchgani.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. Read, borrow, and discover more than 3M books for free. Moral re-armament | Open Library. 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.

cut kids, straight from a picture book of the s, in Lee of moral re-armament.” As a result, Belk resigned from MRA and reincorporated Up With People as a separate entity Up With People and booked them to perform on more than one Size: KB.

Moral Re-Armament synonyms, Moral Re-Armament pronunciation, Moral Re-Armament translation, English dictionary definition of Moral Re-Armament. n a worldwide movement for moral and spiritual renewal founded by Frank Buchman in The Oxford Group or Moral Rearmament; Listen.

This movement began with Frank N. Buchman in at Oxford in England. In order to understand the movement it is necessary for us to know something about the life of this man. Frank Buchman was born in Pennsyl­vania in He graduated from Miihlen­berg College in and holds honorary.

“Mea Culpa.” Thanks to Oxford Group (aka Moral Rearmament and Initiatives of Change), man who thought himself religious has spiritual awakening, admits to torture and murder, and makes amends (NYT 04/17/10).

AA Books: Alcoholics Anonymous Comes of Age: A Brief History of A.A. An Evaluation of Moral Rearmament. by Fr. John A. Hardon, S.J. But judging by the thousands of participants at Buchmanite rallies and the wide circulation of MRA books and pamphlets, this Protestant counterpart of the Christophers is a flourishing “organization.” Report on Moral Re-Armament, p.

The original name was the Oxford Group. Then Moral Re-Armament spun off (sorta). Then Up With People (which does NOT redirect to this article) and finally Initiatives of Change. With each new name the organization became less prominent and thus less significant.

The most influential time in their history was when they were known as the Oxford Group and that was the name they had when. "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. Moral re-armament definition is - a movement developing out of the Oxford Group movement and applying its doctrine and techniques especially to the problems of international relations.

Buchmanism definition, the principles or the international movement of Moral Re-Armament or of the Oxford Group, or belief in or adherence to them. See more. After a trumpet blast, an unseen voice proclaimed a new hope sent by God in the hour of crisis—Moral Re-Armament: “It spread like wildfire across the world.

Today on every continent, in over 60 nations, men and women of every race, color, and point of view are finding in Moral Re-Armament the common sense way to a better world. Moral question definition: A question is a problem, matter, or point which needs to be considered.

| Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples. From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English moral mor‧al 1 / ˈmɒrəl $ ˈmɔː-/ W2 adjective 1 [only before noun] GOOD/MORAL relating to the principles of what is right and wrong behaviour, and with the difference between good and evil → morally, ethical It is easy to have an opinion on a moral issue like the death penalty for murder.

moral philosophy moral standards/values. is the book of armaments a real book. i watch monty python and they had a quote from the book of armaments is this a real book in the bible.

Answer Save. 6 Answers. Relevance. Mentelgen. Lv 4. 1 decade ago. Favorite Answer. No, it's a joke. Armaments = weapons. They are consulting the book of weapons on how to operate the holy hand grenade. Moral Re-Armament Up With People Glenn Close, legendary actress whose roles needn't be listed for reference (Damages), spoke in a new issue of The Hollywood Reporter about her childhood spent in what the magazine calls a "violently anti-intellectual and possibly homophobic" cult.

MORAL Re-Armament. likes. Group of citizens resolved to expose, abhor and denounce CORRUPTION in Nigeria. It was in the days of moral rearmament and a paternalist attitude that is difficult to imagine today, and Smith, then by far the biggest bookseller in the country, saw it as its duty to preserve.

This book is a memoir by Jessie Close, sister to Glen Close. In her twenties, Jessie developed bipolar disorder although she wasn't diagnosed until the age of fifty. Jessie's early life was difficult because her family spent many years in the Moral Re-Armament cult/5.

Moral Rearmament definition: a worldwide movement for moral and spiritual renewal founded by Frank Buchman in | Meaning, pronunciation, translations and examples.Moral Re-Armament - WordReference English dictionary, questions, discussion and forums.

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