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Lancaster Interchurch Peace Witness is a grassroots association dedicated to promoting biblical values of justice, care of creation, peace and nonviolent solutions to conflict.

LIPW Weekly Pacifist Spotlight: Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

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Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell was born on May 18, 1872. Russell was an anti-war activist and anti-imperialism supporter. Russell received the Nobel Price in Literature 1950 “in recognition of his varied and significant writings in which he champions humanitarian ideals and freedom of thought”. Russell was imprisoned for six months after publicly lecturing against the U.S. entering the war on Britain’s behalf. Russell perished on February 2, 1970.

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