Interfaith PeaceWalk


An archive of FOR's work from 2008 to 2014.

Current FOR status: Discontinued.

MISSION AND VISION

The Convivencia Peacewalk is a faith based restorative justice and reconciliation program of the Fellowship of Reconciliation. We affirm the special kinship of Muslims, Christians and Jews and regard the Golden Age of Abrahamic convivencia in Al Andalus (Spain) as a sign of hope and possibility for interfaith cooperation in pursuit of human rights and peace. We are deeply opposed to the militarization of land and life and condemn the use of religion to justify and promote violence. We believe our respective traditions call upon us to live a compassionate life and be prophetic in the face of injustice.  Convivencia suggests a new paradigm for the world: living well together.

Blog

The Ka`ba is the cubical stone building that forms the focus of the hajj pilgrimage. It...

Posted by Rabia Terri Harris 2 years 39 weeks ago

And proclaim the Pilgrimage among men;
they will come to thee on foot and mounted on every camel,
lean on account of journeys through deep and distant mountain highways.

Posted by FOR 11 years 17 weeks ago

September 11 and the ongoing conflict in the Middle East may have polarized many Muslims and Jews, but the same events have inspired thousands of others to work for peace, mutual dialogue and understanding.

Posted by FOR 12 years 47 weeks ago

WHAT WE DO

The Convivencia Peacewalk helps organize multifaith, multigenerational pilgrimages between houses of worship and holy sites in the work of restorative justice and reconciliation. We offer workshops, classes, retreats, cultural events and annual peacewalks to nurture constructive peace building and resist the injustice of structural and cultural violence.  We are an activist oriented network with a special focus on conflict transformation, community organizing, religious nonviolence and the arts of resistance.