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Faith-based diplomacy : trumping realpolitik

Author: Douglas Johnston
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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In non-Western cultures, religion is a primary motivation for political actions. Historically dismissed by Western policymakers as a divisive influence, religion may in fact have significant potential. Its incorporation as part of the solution to political problems is, the author argues, overdue.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Faith-based diplomacy.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2008
(DLC) 2008274698
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Douglas Johnston
ISBN: 1281347051 9781281347053
OCLC Number: 646784876
Description: 1 online resource (xxi, 270 pages) : maps
Contents: PART I. FAITH-BASED DIPLOMACY; PART II. APPLICATIONS; APPENDIX: PEACEMAKING QUALITIES OF JUDAISM AS REVEALED IN SACRED SCRIPTURE - MARC GOPIN; PART III. CLOSURE
Responsibility: edited by Douglas Johnston.

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In non-Western cultures, religion is a primary motivation for political actions. Historically dismissed by Western policymakers as a divisive influence, religion may in fact have significant potential. Its incorporation as part of the solution to political problems is, the author argues, overdue.

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