Part of the Peace Skills Set, this Leaders' Guide is designed to prepare people to lead Peace Skills workshops in their communities. It contains several suggested workshop designs to accommodate different workshop goals, lengths, and formats; clear guidelines for teaching with role plays, case studies and sacred texts; and a broad variety of cases, role plays and specific faith texts for group discussion.
ROBERT A. EVANS are international trainers and consultants in the field of conflict transformation. They are founding directors of Plowshares Institute and senior fellows at the Centre for Conflict Resolution, at the University of Cape Town, South Africa. RONALD S. KRAYBILL is associate professor in the Conflict Transformation Program at Eastern Mennonite University in Harrisonburg, Virginia. Kraybill was the former director of training at the Centre for Conflict Resolution in Cape Town, South Africa and founding director of the Mennonite Conciliation Service.
"The focus on community transformation and self-conscious reliance on spiritual and moral resources make the Peace Skills material distinctive." (Dr. Thomas Hoyt, Bishop of CME Church and former professor of New Testament at Howard University, ITC, and Hartford Seminary)
"Our training has allowed Jacksonville to address issues in education, housing, and the enviroment. The program has equipped more than five hundred Jacksonville leaders to be agents of community transformation and has improved the quality and ownership of important public policy decisions." (Bill Scheu, lawyer and community leader, Jacksonville, Florida)