|For High Schools
and Youth Groups
||Catholic Peace Fellowship
has developed a lesson plan for teaching
the history of conscientious objection in the context of the Christian
Faith. The plan begins with the story of Franz Jaggerstatter, an Austrian
farmer who chose to die rather than serve in the German Army in the Second
World War. Read the full lesson
plan here. (You will need Adobe Acrobat Reader
. Download free)
Counter-Recruitment Resources: New York Veterans for Peace provide speakers to enlighten students about the realities to be faced after enlisting in the military. Click here to see a lesson plan developed by a Bronx high school teacher to accompany a visit by Veterans for Peace speakers.
|For Adult Ed
Conscientious Objection and Catholic Church Teaching: a concise statement of Catholic teaching about war. Get it here.
From Pax Christi USA:
Hiroshima/Nagasaki Chaplain speaks about "Blessing the Bomb"
|If you know
of other educational resources, especially from other faith traditions,
and would like to share them here, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Citizens for Selective Service Education
Updated October 10, 2005