Beyond Dialogue: A Journey Toward Engagement

When my Christian friends hear about what we are doing at the Institute of Religion, Culture & Peace (IRCP), I often hear the questions: “what is there for me to learn from others’ faith?  Am I not to convert others to my faith?  Isn’t interfaith dialogue a watering down of my faith?” My unspoken response […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
An Introduction to Restorative Justice

Restorative justice is rooted in a variety of traditions from around the world.  North-American traditions include Native-American as well as Mennonite practices. Restorative Justice presents an alternative approach to justice from the criminal justice system, although the two approaches are not mutually exclusive.  The term Restorative Practices has become more commonplace as the principles of […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright
Restorative Practices

Restorative Practices Welcome back to the CommonGood newsletter!  After a hiatus, CommonGood has returned with a new look to the bimonthly newsletter. We are reaching out across the globe and country for contributors to add their thoughts and knowledge to original themes of each CommonGood newsletter. The spring edition of the CommonGood newsletter letter investigates […]

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Posted by Debbie Wright