DIVESTMENT FOR SOUTH AFRICA: An Investment in Hope

by Committee on Mission Responsibility Through Investment, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
with Dan Thomas, Allen Boesak, William Somplatsky-Jarman, Dieter T. Hessel (editor), Henry Decker Carnes, Clarke Evans, Karen Sapio
New York, New York, United States
Undated, 1986?
Publisher: Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.)
24 pages
Type: Pamphlet
Coverage in Africa: South Africa
Coverage outside Africa: United States
Language: English
Contents: A WORD FROM THE CHAIR OF MRTI • APARTHEID IN ACTION: DID YOU KNOW THAT • JESUS CHRIST, THE LIFE OF THE WORLD • DIVESTMENT POLICY OF THE PRESBYTERIAN GENERAL ASSEMBLY • DIVESTMENT POLICIES OF OTHER DENOMINATIONS • DIVESTMENT AND DISINVESTMENT IN THE EYES OF BLACK SOUTH AFRICAN CHRISTIANS • WHY THESE TWELVE CORPORATIONS? • ICCR COALITION STATEMENT • DIVESTMENT BEGINS WITH FOUR COMPANIES • A CONTEXTUAL RESPONSIBILITY • U.S. POLICY TOWARD SOUTH AFRICA • INVOLVING YOUR CONGREGATION • RESOURCES. The pamphlet says numerous General Assembly statements of the Presbyterian Church (U .S.A.) have expressed moral outrage at the continuation of apartheid. The pamphlet includes excerpts of Allen Boesak's address to the 1983 Vancouver Assembly of the World Council of Churches. It also includes an excerpt from a statement of the third annual conference of the Alliance of Black Reformed Christians in Southern Africa (ABRECSA) in Durban, November 1983. The pamphlet discusses Burroughs, Chevron, Citicorp, Control Data, Fluor, Ford, General Electric, General Motors, IBM, Mobil, Newmont, Texaco, the Sullivan Principles, Desmond Tutu, Beyers Naude, Walter Fauntroy, William Gray, the Committee on Mission Responsibility through Investment (MRTI), homelands, police, Protestant denominations, Catholic dioceses and religious orders, the Union of American Hebrew Congregations, the Reformed Church in America, the American Lutheran Church, the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility (ICCR), the United Church of Christ, the Episcopal Church, the Unitarian Universalist Association, the South African Council of Churches (SACC), SASOL, Sal Marzullo, O'okiep, Caltex Petroleum, the Carter administration, Assistant Secretary of State for African Affairs Chester A. Crocker, President Reagan, stocks, bonds, American Committee on Africa (ACOA), and sanctions.
Collection: Private collection of Richard Knight