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The Light of Peace: The Churches and the Korean Peninsula

This booklet is the first iteration of a multiphase publication project highlighting the ongoing participation of the ecumenical movement toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. In addition to this introductory booklet, a more comprehensive book “The Light of Peace – The Churches and the Korean Peninsula” will be published by the WCC in September as well as a later multimedia publication.

This booklet is the first iteration of a multiphase publication project highlighting the ongoing participation of the ecumenical movement toward peace on the Korean Peninsula.

In addition to this introductory booklet, a more comprehensive book “The Light of Peace – The Churches and the Korean Peninsula” will be published by the WCC in September as well as a later multimedia publication.

The purpose of the project is to offer WCC member churches resources for recognizing 70 years of unresolved conflict on the Korean Peninsula during 2020. The content will be drawn from a variety of contributors, each with their own experience of or expertise in the Korean journey.

This PDF booklet introduces the project and provides a preview of what can be expected in the rest of the series. Emphasizing the importance of the spiritual response, every chapter starts with a spiritual reflection, followed by a text and ends with a prayer.

This booklet is the first iteration of a multiphase publication projecthighlighting the ongoing participation of the ecumenical movementtoward peace on the Korean Peninsula.In addition to this introductory booklet, a more comprehensive book“The Light of Peace – The Churches and the Korean Peninsula” will bepublished by the WCC in September as well as a later multimediapublication.The purpose of the project is to offer WCC member churches resourcesfor recognizing 70 years of unresolved conflict on the Korean Peninsuladuring 2020. The content will be drawn from a variety of contributors,each with their own experience of or expertise in the Korean journey.This PDF booklet introduces the project and provides a preview ofwhat can be expected in the rest of the series. Emphasizing the importanceof the spiritual response, every chapter starts with a spiritualreflection, followed by a text and ends with a prayer.

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