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EMERGENCE (Vol. 2) explores Jesus & Jewish Nonviolence, Meta Peace Team in Palestine

Started Jan 23, 2014 0 Replies

The second issue of EMERGENCE—a nonviolence magazine from the Metta Center for Nonviolence is here! Please share. (Read…Continue

EMERGENCE—A nonviolence magazine launched.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Andre Sheldon Apr 5, 2015. 1 Reply

 Emergence is a bi-weekly online and print magazine from the Metta Center for Nonviolence dedicated to telling the emerging story of nonviolence appearing around the world.Our first issue is an…Continue

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Media Fellowship to report on nonviolence

Started Dec 7, 2013 0 Replies

The Metta Center invites journalist to apply for its first round of Media Fellowships. The primary goal of…Continue

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Badshah Khan-- the Spirit of Islam

Started this discussion. Last reply by GOPI KANTA GHOSH Oct 15, 2012. 1 Reply

by Metta Blogger Philip Wight (“You cannot help loving those that love you and you cannot hurt those that trust you.” –Badshah Khan Muslim…Continue

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The mission of the Metta Center is to promote the transition to a nonviolent future by making the logic, history, and yet-unexplored potential of principled nonviolence available to activists and agents of cultural change (which ultimately includes all of us). We help practitioners use nonviolence more safely and effectively, and anyone interested to understand and articulate it more fully.

Humanity is slowly but steadily awakening to the underlying truth of our existence, which is our fundamental unity with one another and all of life. In this “new” vision, supported alike by the ancient wisdom traditions of virtually all cultures and by breakthroughs in very modern science, nonviolence is the norm for all relationships just as violence was acceptable and all but normalized in the vision of the world as separate, material, and without overall meaning. Nonviolence is, as Gandhi said, “not the inanity it has been taken for down the ages.” It is thus both a consequence and an ennabling factor in this great awakening. It is no coincidence that nonviolence is increasing both quantitatively — with more than one-half of the world’s population experiencing a major manifestation in their home country — and qualitatively — with new forms of experimentation and learning across cultures increasingly practiced. Metta is proud to play a key role in developing this central part of the “great turning” to a more humane world.
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Emergence Magazine for April is here! Nonviolence and Tibet….

Posted on April 29, 2014 at 7:27pm 0 Comments

Dear Friends, 

Please enjoy our April issue of Emergence Magazine, from the Metta Center for Nonviolence. 

If you are interested in writing for an issue of Emergence, please contact 



Emergence Magazine-March: In Focus: Syria

Posted on March 28, 2014 at 11:17am 0 Comments

Emergence Magazine for March, 2014

(a project of the Metta Center for Nonviolence)

The focus this month is Syria with articles from Syrian Activist and Journalists.  You will be moved by their stories. 

Also a section at the end for educators to use this magazine with their students. 

You can read the issue at this link

Restorative Justice story--on Peace Paradigm Radio

Posted on February 23, 2014 at 1:29pm 0 Comments

listen to the show here

Peace Paradigm Radio features a news segment on nonviolence in the news and this week’s is…


Emergence Magazine Volume 3 is here! Check it out!

Posted on February 23, 2014 at 1:21pm 0 Comments

Hi, Friends. 

Check out our latest issue of Emergence Magazine. It's all about the power of nonviolence! Read it here!

If you want to write for Emergence, contact…


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