A book by Dalton Reimer, Ph.D., communication faculty emeritus, Story-Formed Pathways to Peace, won first place in the non-fiction category of the 2019 Pacific Book Awards. “This is an honor not only for me, but also the Center for Peacemaking where much of the book was formed in the context of the Basic Institute,” he said. Awards were announced May 28, 2019, and a complete list is at pacificbookreview.com/2019-winners-finalists/
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Story-Formed Pathways to Peace was published in September 2018 through Xlibris and uses the family stories of Genesis and Jesus to point the way to peace. “Story-Formed Pathways to Peace calls readers to action around a single vision—making peace a reality. It draws on the unexpected power of stories to transform the world,” according to the publisher. “Now retold with commentary as seen through the lens of conflict and peacemaking, they illuminate pathways to peace as relevant today as when first told.” More at fupping.com/zakparker/2019/03/02/the-14-most-profound-books-about-religion/ and daltonreimer.com/.