Moral Re-Armament


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Moral Re-Armament:

see Buchman, Frank N. DBuchman, Frank Nathan Daniel
, 1878–1961, American evangelist, b. Pennsburg, Pa. The international movement he founded has been variously called First Century Christian Fellowship, the Oxford Group, Moral Re-Armament (often known as MRA), and Buchmanism.
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273-91), Sang's anti-communist project would centre on a series of cultural and spiritual undertakings under the influence of and in partnership with an international organization known as Moral Re-Armament (MRA).
They met at a Moral Re-Armament meeting (an international religious group), and married in 1940.
"I'm not sure we need a moral re-armament and get people to take pins out of their noses," he said.
So he was already searching for some way of making a difference to the world when, in his last term at Oxford, he went to see a film produced by Moral Re-Armament (now Initiatives of Change).
Moreover, a more fully representative treatment of the issues would have required that attention be given also to such highly important American Protestant groups as the Christian Anti-Communist Crusade and the Christian Crusade and to the international Moral Re-Armament Movement.
A report on the effect of Moral Re-Armament being applied for 12 months in Fort Dunlop was given to the World Assembly for Moral Re-Armament at Caux-sur-Montreal by Mr Albert Burn, the chairman of engineering shop stewards.
But may I respond to his allegation that Frank Buchman, the founder of Moral Re-armament (the Oxford Group), had thanked heaven for Hitler?
With other members of the JSP, she participated in Moral Re-Armament (MRA), an America-based anti-communist movement with an international focus as well as a program for personal change.
The book is slightly quirky because most of the examples have grown from people who have attended meetings sponsored by a sometimes controversial group called Moral Re-Armament. Its archaic name mostly reflects the 1930s Oxford origins of the group.
Moreover, as the Zimbabwe case study perceptively showed, different churches provide different gifts to a reconciliation process, with the Moral Re-Armament voices contending that individuals were not living up to superior moral standards, the Catholics defining the problem as structural and the Quakers focusing their activities around dilemmas of process, underscoring the needs of all parties to communicate clearly and emphasizing the individual spark of divinity in all interlocutors.
A series of films made in the 1950s and '60s by an international organization called Moral Re-Armament earnestly promoted the group's social agenda of building a "hate-free, fear-free, greed-free world." Opera singer Muriel Smith and actor Martin Landau were among the featured players.