Skip to content

Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions

Spend $50 to get a free DVD!

ISBN-10: 1118953428

ISBN-13: 9781118953426

Edition: 2015

Authors: Michael K. Duffey, Irfan A. Omar

List price: $44.95
Blue ribbon 30 day, 100% satisfaction guarantee!
what's this?
Rush Rewards U
Members Receive:
Carrot Coin icon
XP icon
You have reached 400 XP and carrot coins. That is the daily max!

Description:

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
Customers also bought

Book details

List price: $44.95
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Limited
Publication date: 6/5/2015
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 254
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.990
Language: English