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Peacemaking and the Challenge of Violence in World Religions

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ISBN-10: 1118953428

ISBN-13: 9781118953426

Edition: 2015

Authors: Michael K. Duffey, Irfan A. Omar

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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
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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