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mystery of Moral Re-Armament

Tom Driberg

mystery of Moral Re-Armament

a study of Frank Buchman and his movement

by Tom Driberg

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Published by Secker & Warburg in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Buchman, Frank N. D. -- 1878-1961.,
  • Moral Re-Armament.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes index.

    Statement[by] Tom Driberg.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination317p. :
    Number of Pages317
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17335419M

    Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman (June 4, – August 7, ), best known as Dr. or Rev. Frank Buchman, was a Protestant Christian evangelist who founded the Oxford Group (known as Moral Re-Armament from until , and as Initiatives of Change since then). He was decorated by the French and German governments for his contributions to Franco-German reconciliation after World Born: Franklin Nathaniel Daniel Buchman, June 4, , . Report on Moral Re-Armament, ed. R.C. Mowat (London, ), p. [ 11 ] The speaker is James Haworth, President of the Transport Salaried Staffs Assoc., and a member of the National Executive of the Labour Party in England, Report on Moral Re-Armament, p.

      This book is less about The Family--a seemingly innocuous organizer of the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington that actually has deep political influence within the Republican party and even among some Democrats--as much as it is an analysis of Christian fundamentalism as an integral part of America's past, present and future/5(). "Moral Re-Armament, Inc. is a non-profit corporation incorporated in the state of New York. Our books are on file there and they are audited by ," Sayre and the others will say.

    ‘The Mystery of Moral Re Armament’ by Tom Driberg. Yes, Driberg may have been a fellow traveller and all that; but he did do his homework on Buchman, to the point of finding the original(s) of at least one of Buchman’s famous Amends letters. The first edition of , soon sold out. The second quarter of a million were printed.' 31 To advertise the book, the MRA symbol was printed on millions of milk-bottle tops. Moral Re-Armament, Archbishop Lang said in his New Year broadcast, had 'caught on across .


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Mystery of Moral Re-armament. London, Secker & Warburg, [©] (OCoLC) Named Person. Moral Re-Armament (MRA) was an international moral and spiritual movement that, indeveloped from American minister Frank Buchman's Oxford n headed MRA for 23 years until his death in Inthe movement was renamed Initiatives of sor: Initiatives of Change.

Moral Rearmament: Its Appeal and Threat (Tom Driberg, The Mystery of Moral Re-Armament). It seems ironic that the Sing-Out Kids say in the MRA Songbook: "We gave up cars, scholarships, jobs. The Mystery of Moral Re - Armament. A Study of Frank Buchman and his Movement. [Tom Driberg] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying : Tom Driberg.

Close was 7 years old when her dad, a Harvard-educated doctor from a long line of New England blue bloods, joined the religious group known as the Moral Re-Armament. The Mystery of Moral Re-Armament: a Study of Frank Buchman and His Movement [Driberg, Tom] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

The Mystery of Moral Re-Armament: a Study of Frank Buchman and His MovementAuthor: Tom Driberg. Moral re-armament, a study of its technical and religious nature in the light of Catholic teaching, (Washington, Catholic University of America Press, ), by Clair Melvin Dinger (page images at HathiTrust; US access only) Filed under: Moral re-armament -- Biography.

Frank Buchman: A Life (), by Garth Lean (HTML at ). Moral Re-Armament’s followers hailed it as the most important spiritual movement of the mystery of Moral Re-Armament book century. It claimed supporters from Mohandas Gandhi to Mae West, who praised its contributions to global understanding and personal happiness.

Critics saw MRA as naïve and possibly dangerous, cozy with fascism or a front for corporate power. It may come as a shock that a large portion of educated people who have studied the life of Frank Buchman hold him in contempt. To make this article "fair" at all it would be good to at least give some extensive voice to the criticisms of Tom Driberg in his excellent book "The Mystery of Moral Re-armament: A Study of Frank Buchman and His.

Moral Re-Armament (MRA), a modern, nondenominational revivalistic movement founded by American churchman Frank N.D. Buchman (–). It sought to deepen the spiritual life of individuals and encouraged participants to continue as members of their own churches.

Primarily a Protestant movement. The Oxford Group or Moral Rearmament; Listen. de­veloping into a form that served as a model for the later assemblies of the Oxford Group or Moral Re-Armament. At the request of the bishop, Buchman was asked to go to Cambridge University where the bishop's son was studying.

He did so in and worked for the undergrad­uates who were. The mystery of Moral Re-armament: a study of Frank Buchman and his movement / Tom Driberg Secker & Warburg London Australian/Harvard Citation.

Driberg, Tom. The mystery of Moral Re-armament: a study of Frank Buchman and his movement / Tom Driberg Secker & Warburg London. Wikipedia Citation. Glenn Close, legendary actress whose roles needn't be listed for reference (Damages), spoke in a new issue of The Hollywood Reporter about her childhood spent in what the magazine calls a "violently anti-intellectual and possibly homophobic".

The cult, known as the Moral Re-Armament, was led by Rev. Frank Buchman, an evangelical fundamentalist from Pennsylvania. Book Clubs & Writers' Groups Career & Job Search Computer & Library Training Health & Wellness The mystery of Moral Re-armament; a study of Frank Buchman and his movement.

Driberg, Tom,Book, p. 1 copy. but several radical theatre groups during the Vietnam period were subjects of book-length studies only a few years after their founding. 2 See Tom Driberg, The Mystery of Moral Re-Armament (London, ), and bibliographies in Walter Houston Clark, The Oxford Group: its History and Significance (New York, ) and Allan W.

Eister. The book is slightly quirky because most of the examples have grown from people who have attended meetings sponsored by a sometimes controversial group called Moral Re-Armament.

Its archaic name mostly reflects the s Oxford origins of the group. He is here because of his book "The Mystery of Moral Re-Armament" & because Parliament is in recess.

He's written other books, but his living is made as a journalist. Most members of Parliament. Moral Re-Armament: see Buchman, Frank N. D Buchman, Frank Nathan Daniel, –, American evangelist, b. Pennsburg, Pa. The international movement he founded has been variously called First Century Christian Fellowship, the Oxford Group, Moral Re.

The same year the British tennis star H. Austin edited the book Moral Rearmament (The Battle for Peace), which sold half a million copies.: Gradually the former Oxford Group developed into Moral Re-Armament.

A number of groups as well as individuals dissociated themselves from Buchman as a result of his launching of Moral Re-Armament.

About Religion was a UK religious affairs programme on Associated Television (ATV) It was usually hosted by interviewer Julian Grenfell, with David King and John Brooking.

An anthology of interviews was published in   On the other hand it strains credulity to think a Moral Re-Armament guest would be the kind to also engage in petty thievery of the kind committed by Mrs.

Lacey’s killer. The fact that her wallet was found long afterward near Grand Hotel, far from Stonecliffe, also seems to counter any theory the murderer sought refuge at the mansion, was. Jessie Close is an internationally recognized speaker, author, poet and advocate for mental health reform. She authored The Warping of Al, and she writes a blog for Bring Change 2 has received awards from the National Alliance on Mental Illness and Mental Health America, as well as the Jed Foundation Award and The McLean Award/5(10).