bridge-builder

bridge-builder

n
a person who attempts to connect or reconcile opposing parties
References in classic literature ?
There were other bridge-builders in the world, certainly, but it was always Alexander's picture that the Sunday Supplement men wanted, because he looked as a tamer of rivers ought to look.
Eckstein also earned a reputation as a trailblazing bridge-builder, connecting with Evangelical Christians and helping them show support for Israel through their contributions to Jewish causes.
Kramp-Karrenbauer is a renowned bridge-builder -- a skill set that helped win her the party leadership, and in her home state of Saarland, where she led an experimental three-way coalition with the pro-business Free Democrats and the Greens.
'Indeed, it is shocking that the cold hands of death could snatch our dear resourceful, responsive, natural bridge-builder, deep-thinking Parliamentarian and Politician, at a time when his legendary experience and goodwill is needed by the National Assembly, Kogi State and Nigeria.
What religious title, now often applied to popes, means bridge-builder? 3.
He also mentioned that he would work for peace to "build bridges" between peoples, adding that title "pontiff" means bridge-builder, RT reported.
The Vatican's communications adviser Greg Burke said @Pontifex was chosen for the pope's personal account because it not only means pope in Latin, but also bridge-builder, suggesting unity.
As usual, food plays a major role all of its own - as healer, bridge-builder, comforter and focus of community life.
NEW YORK (TAP) - Ban Ki-moon announced that he will seek a second term as head of the United Nations, pledging to keep leading the world body as a "bridge-builder" at a time of unprecedented global change.
BUKAVU, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF THE CONGO Bishop Nicolas Djomo of Tshumbe is a bridge-builder.
SECRETS by Freya North (HarperCollins, pounds 6.99) Joe, a bridge-builder with a lovely house and no commitments, is looking for a house-sitter for his old home by the sea.