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    • William Rankin
    • President, The Global AIDS Interfaith Alliance. Before joining GAIA, he was the Vice President of the United Religions Initiative. Earlier, he served as a theological school president and as the rector of a parish. He was a founding member of the TCPC Advisory Committee

The United Religions Initiative

I was invited to research and write what turned out to be a chapter entitled, “Anglican Attitudes and Behaviors Concerning War,” in an Anglican Ethics text book edited by Paul Elmen, The Anglican Moral Choice. The gist of it is that Anglicans are second to none in being for peace in peacetime, and for war in wartime. This illustrates the unfortunate tendency of religions to sanctify violence.

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