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BWA General Council Resolution 1976.5

5 MOTION was made, seconded, amended, and carried

36GC76 that the following resolution be adopted:

The General Council, having learned of the preparations to hold a World Conference in 1977, involving representation from all the major religions of the world, entitled “World Conference of Religious Workers for Lasting Peace, Disarmament, and Just Relations Among Nations,” resolves to encourage the participation in the conference by authorizing the officers of the Alliance to appoint a representative to the Conference.


Original Source Bibliography: Denny, Robert S., editor. Baptist World Alliance 1976 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory. Washington, DC: Baptist World Alliance, 1976.

Original Source Footnote/Endnote: Robert S. Denny, ed., Baptist World Alliance 1976 Yearbook: Minutes of the General Council Meeting and Directory (Washington, DC: Baptist World Alliance, 1976), p. 42.

Online Document Full Citation: BWA General Council Resolution 1976.5 Peace Conference;

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