A Bishop and General Talk about Peace

1 July 2019, 11:19 AM

General James N. Mattis speaks with The Rt. Rev. William Swing at Accelerate Peace

General James N. Mattis

  • Davies Family Distinguished Fellow at the Hoover Institution
  • Former United States Secretary of Defense

The Rt. Rev. William Swing

  • Founder and President of URI
  • Former Episcopal Bishop of California

See their Keynote Conversation in the above video, which was filmed live on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at the Accelerate Peace conference at the Hoover Institution, Stanford University Stanford, California, USA.

Theologian Hans Kung wrote, “There will be no peace among nations, without peace among religions.” Throughout human history, religion has been used as a motivation and justification for war, while at the same time religion has been used to inspire people to seek peace. In this session, Bishop William Swing and General James Mattis discuss issues of religion, war and peace.