John Dear

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Fr. John Dear, S.J. wiki is a Jesuit priest, peace activist, lecturer, and writer of approximately twenty books on nonviolence, including Living Peace. His most recent book is A Persistent Peace: One Man's Struggle for a Nonviolent World (2008) - Foreword by Martin Sheen.

" In 2008, John was nominated for the Nobel Peace Prize by Archbishop Desmond Tutu.

"From 1998 until December 2000, he served as the executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the largest interfaith peace organization in the United States." [1]

His website is

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  1. Biography, John Dear, accessed August 5, 2009.
  2. Who we are, Dayton International Peace Museum, accessed August 5, 2009.
  3. Waging Nonviolence Advisory Board, organizational web page, accessed December 8, 2013.