Nomination Database

Nomination for Nobel Peace Prize
Year:1954
Number:2 - 1
 
Nominee:
Name:Frank Buchman
Gender:M
Year, Birth:1878
Year, Death:1961
Profession:Theologian and preacher.
Country:UNITED STATES (US)
 
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:
Name: Jayatilaka
Gender:M
Profession:MP in Ceylon's Parliament
Country:SRI LANKA (LK)
 
Comments: Frank Buchman and Moral Rearmament was evaluated in 1951, 1952 and 1953