Create Space for Peace: 40 Years of Peacemaking

By Wilson Tan
February 2, 2011

The writings of Gene Stoltzfus, the founding director of Christian Peacemaker Teams, who died in March 2010, has been compiled in a book and will be available for purchase in the near future.

Create Space for Peace: 40 Years of Peacemaking draws directly from Gene's experiences around the world and contains pictures and stories of direct peace actions, along with critical assessments of current political and military trends.

It also documents the challenges and ecstasies on the inner journey of a passionate and joyful peacemaker. This collection of Gene's writing and poignant reflections by others impacted by his life, will inspire those who wish to travel further on the road to global peace.

Visit to watch a video clip, view the Table of Contents and read a review of Create Space which gives a flavor of Gene’s peace work and makes clear why Gene’s words and actions are antidote and salve against today’s onslaught of violence and injustice.

All profits from the sale of this book will go to Christian Peacemaker Teams (, with whom Ekklesia is pleased to cooperate.

The book will be available in the UK through Metanoia/Ekklesia Books: More information will be posted shortly.


Wilson Tan was co-ordinator of Gene Stoltzfus' visit to Britain in Janaury 2009, and is involved in promoting the work of Christian Peacemaker Teams.

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