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Explorations in reconciliation : new directions in theology

Author: David Tombs; Joseph Liechty
Publisher: Aldershot, Hants, England ; Burlington, VT : Ashgate Pub., ©2006.
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"Theologians and scholars of religion draw on rich resources to address the complex issues raised by political reconciliation in the Middle East, the former Yugoslavia, South Africa, Northern Ireland and elsewhere. The questions addressed include: Can truth set a person, or a society, free? How is political forgiveness possible? Are political, personal, and spiritual reconciliation essentially related?"  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: David Tombs; Joseph Liechty
ISBN: 0754651843 9780754651840
OCLC Number: 57373660
Notes: Includes index.
Description: xvi, 161 p. ; 24 cm.
Contents: 1. heart of the stranger / Marc Gopin --
2. theology of embrace for a world of exclusion / Miroslav Volf --
3. Islam and reconciliation : a hermeneutical and sociological approach / David Herbert --
4. Putting forgiveness in its place : the dynamics of reconciliation / Joseph Liechty --
5. Reconciliation : an intrinsic element of justice / Ada Maria Isasi-Diaz --
6. theology of reconciliation and the recovery of memory project in Guatemala / David Tombs --
7. Towards inclusive remembrance after the 'troubles' : a philosophical perspective from within the South African truth and reconciliation commission / Wilhelm Verwoerd --
8. Between embrace and exclusion / Cecelia Clegg --
9. Respecting boundaries and bonds : journeys of identity and beyond / Geraldine Smyth.
Responsibility: edited by David Tombs and Joseph Liechty.
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Brings Catholic, Protestant, Mennonite, Jewish and Islamic perspectives together to present some of the relevant theological work. Theologians and scholars of religion draw on rich resources to  Read more...

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