The Most Important Publication Of 1946 + Religious Book List (1947)
An excerpt from "Religious Book List: Read Books of Spiritual Value that was published in 1947 by the National Conference of Christians and Jews"...
TEN COMMANDMENTS OF GOODWILL
I will respect all men and women regardless of their race or religion.
I will protect and defend my neighbor and my neighbor’s children against the ravages of racial or religious bigotry.
I will exemplify in my own life the spirit of goodwill and understanding.
I will challenge the philosophy of racial superiority by whomsoever it may be proclaimed, whether they be king, dictators or demagogues.
I will not be mislead by the lying propaganda of those who seek to set race against race or nation against nation.
I will refuse to support any organization that has for its purpose the spreading of anti-Semitism, anti-Catholicism, or anti-Protestantism.
I will establish comradeship with those who seek to exalt the spirit of love and reconciliation throughout the world.
I will attribute to those who differ from me the same degree of sincerity that I claim for myself.
I will uphold the civil rights and religious liberties of all citizens and groups whether I agree with them or not.
I will do more than live and let live… I will live and help live.
Walter W. VanKirk