Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions Hardback

by Irfan A. Omar; Michael K. Duffey;


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Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions

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Written by top practitioner-scholars who bring a critical yet empathetic eye to the topic, this textbook provides a comprehensive look at peace and violence in seven world religions. * Offers a clear and systematic narrative with coverage of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and Native American religions * Introduces a different religion and its sacred texts in each chapter; discusses ideas of peace, war, nonviolence, and permissible violence; recounts historical responses to violence; and highlights individuals within the tradition working toward peace and justice * Examines concepts within their religious context for a better understanding of the values, motivations, and ethics involved * Includes student-friendly pedagogical features, such as enriching end-of-chapter critiques by practitioners of other traditions, definitions of key terms, discussion questions, and further reading sections

Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions by Irfan A. Omar; Michael K. Duffey was published by John Wiley and Sons Ltd in June 2015. The ISBN for Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions is 9781118953433.

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Author / Artist
Book FormatHardback
PublisherJohn Wiley and Sons Ltd (June 2015)
Weight460g
Number of Pages256
Thickness16 mm
Height237 mm
Width155 mm
ISBN9781118953433
ISBN-101118953436
Product Code4332928
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