NASHVILLE-"WE WERE WARRIORS" Rev. James Lawson leads black college students on a campaign to desegregate the city's downtown business district. "A Force More Powerful," Part 1. September 7, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
INDIA-DEFYING THE CROWN Mohandas Gandhi's famous Salt March of 1930 - during which he inspires Indians to protest the British salt monopoly - is a turning point in the movement for Indian independence. "A Force More Powerful," Part 2. September 21, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
SOUTH AFRICA - FREEDOM IN OUR LIFETIME Young activist Mkhuseli Jack leads a consumer boycott campaign against apartheid in the black townships of the Eastern Cape Province of South Africa. "A Force More Powerful," Part 3. September 28, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
DENMARK - LIVING WITH THE ENEMY During five years of Nazi occupation, Danes' noncooperation undermines the Germans' attempt to exploit Denmark for food and war materiel, and rescues all but a few hundred of Denmark's seven thousand Jews from the Holocaust. "A Force More Powerful," Part 4. October 5, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
POLAND-"WE'VE CAUGHT GOD BY THE ARM" The 1980 Gdansk Shipyard strike wins Poles the right to have free trade unions, launches the Solidarity movement, and catapults him to national labor leader and eventually president of Poland. "A Force More Powerful," Part 5. October 12, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
CHILE-DEFEAT OF A DICTATOR Overcoming a decade of paralyzing fear, Chilean copper miners trigger a national day of protest of the dictatorship of Gen. Augusto Pinochet, leading to years of nonviolent organizing and culminating in victory in a plebiscite to end his rule. "A Force More Powerful," Part 6. October 19, 2003, 10:00 to 11:00 a.m.
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The Challenges of Reconciliation
Sundays, October 26 to December 14, 2003, 10 am to 11 am
Reconciliation is a fundamental concept in the gospel of Christ. What does reconciliation mean? This seven week introductory course will explore several themes of reconciliation from a Christian perspective, including apologies, forgiveness and justice. Learn about the differences between true and false apologies. Explore what forgiveness is - and what it isn't. Consider how truth, mercy, justice and peace all play their part in true reconciliation. Everyone is welcome. There is no charge for this series
Challenges for reconciliation
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