After studying physics at university in the 1960s Howard Grace worked in a voluntary capacity for 14 years, mostly overseas, with the Initiatives of Change NGO. He then spent 15 years teaching maths in a comprehensive school. Following that he founded and led a programme conducting workshops in hundreds of Sixth Forms around the UK on issues related to purpose in life and motivation. In recent years with Muslim, Evangelical Christian, Quaker, and non-religious friends he is one of the founders of the West Berkshire Peace and Integration Forum. Howard is the executive producer of the film Beyond Forgiving.
He and his Dutch wife Maria are now Quakers and
members of Newbury PCN.
Articles by Howard Grace
“Is there an inclusive narrative, a story of our Shared Humanity, which can bring us together as human beings, beyond all our attachments of nationality, religion, language and culture? While maintaining the riches of our own identity groups is it even realistic to think there is an embracing vision we can all buy into? Or are we destined to largely engage in a multitude of ‘them and us’ agendas?”
Howard Grace, a member of PCN Britain, seeks a universal approach which could unite people of all religions and world views without trying to make them all the same
Howard Grace encounters a evangelist trying to convert Jews to Christianity
This is the second of three articles for Interfaith Week written by PCN members. Its author, Howard Grace from Newbury, is co-founder of the West Berkshire Peace and Integration Forum.
There are many factors which lead people to extremism. Howard Grace considers one of them, the belief that scripture demands they serve God in this way.
Howard Grace writes about a gathering of 70 people from various faiths and backgrounds who met last May to discuss personal transformation, guided by the question, ‘How Do I Overcome?’
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