JOHN DEAR is a priest, retreat leader, author, and peace activist. He has served as the executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, an interfaith peace organization, and was a Red Cross coordinator of chaplains at the Family Assistance Center in New York City after the September 11, 2001, attacks. He has traveled to the world s war zones on missions of peace and has been imprisoned repeatedly for civil disobedience in anti-war protests. He lives in northeastern New Mexico."
"Here in this book is a clarion call for us to be engaged in the project for world peace and we ignore it at our peril." Desmond Tutu, from the Foreword"