Rev. John Dear, S.J., a Jesuit priest, and a leader of the Christian nonviolence peace movement will speak at Amarillo U U Fellowship on May 16th, 2014 at 7:30 pm.
He is known worldwide as a columnist and author of 28 books on peace and creative nonviolence, most recently The Nonviolent Life.
He has traveled the war zones of the world, been involved in civil disobedience campaigns, and gives lectures on peace across the country. Dear formerly served as the executive director of the Fellowship of Reconciliation, the largest interfaith peace organization in the U.S. He lives in New Mexico, and has been nominated by Archbishop Desmond Tutu for the Nobel Peace Prize. John has two masters degrees in theology from the Graduate Theological Union in California.