April 25, Dunedin

Ormond Burton: A Christian Pacifist’s Theology – Ormond Burton left an indelible mark on 20th century New Zealand. The combatant soldier of World War 1 became the Christian pacifist of succeeding years leading, during World War II, to imprisonment, and to dismissal and eventual reinstatement to the ministry in the Methodist Church. Stephanie du Fresne discusses Ormond Burton’s free verse poem stating his final beliefs on his retirement as a Methodist Minister in 1966, followed by tea and coffee. Starts 2pm, at the Quaker Meeting House, 15 Park Street – all welcome.