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The Nomination Database for the Nobel Prize
in Peace, 1901-1956

Year: 1955
Number: 5-7
   
Nominee:  
Frank Buchman
M
1878
1961
Theologian and preacher.
US (UNITED STATES)
   
Motivation: Buchmann was nominated for his peace efforts, especially his work in the Moral Rearmament movement. He founded the movement in 1920s as the Oxford Group. It based its teaching on the Four Absolutes" (honesty, purity, unselfishness, love). Later, as the MRA (1938), it became more involved in political and social issues, particularly during the Cold War period when its anticommunist orientation found a receptive climate.
   
Nominator:
 
Jan Bassan
M
MP
SA (SAUDI ARABIA)
   
Evaluation: No
   
Comment: Frank Buchman and Moral Rearmament was evaluated in 1951, 1952, 1953 and 1954
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