David Cortright is an international expert on using sanctions and other diplomatic tools as alternatives to war. Fourth Freedom Forum is headquartered here in Goshen. Its name originates from the fourth freedom that U.S. President Franklin Delano Roosevelt proposed for all people everywhere: freedom from fear. Cortright also teaches at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies at the University of Notre Dame. After the convocation, Cortright’s latest book, Gandhi and Beyond: Nonviolence in an Age of Terrorism, will be for sale at the discounted price of in the west lobby of the church-chapel building.
— — Convocation: “The Power of Nonviolence” – David Cortright, director of Fourth Freedom Forum