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Peacemakers in action : profiles in religious peacebuilding

Author: Joyce S Dubensky; Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding.
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2016]
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The second volume of Peacemakers in Action tells the stories of remarkable individuals - peacemakers - across the world who strive to end violence in religiously charged conflicts.

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Genre/Form: Biography
Additional Physical Format: Electronic reproduction of (manifestation):
Peacemakers in action.
Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, [2016]
(DLC) 2016028944
(OCoLC)956583813
Material Type: Biography, Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Joyce S Dubensky; Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding.
ISBN: 9781316594094 1316594092
OCLC Number: 961939665
Description: 1 online resource
Contents: List of maps; List of contributors; Foreword George Rupp; Acknowledgements; Part I. Introduction: 1. Peacemakers in action collectively written by staff members of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding; Part II. Case Studies: 2. The diplomat's daughter: persuing peace in Syria: Hind Kabawat Syria Marc Gopin and Thanos Gatsias; 3. War junkie for G-d: Andrew White Iraq Clayton Maring; 4. Sisters by choice: Osnat Aram-Daphna and Najeeba Sirhan Israel collectively written by staff members of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding; 5. Simple miracles: Ricado Esquivia Ballestas Colombia Clayton Maring and Kiersten Rooke; 6. Lighting a candle: Jamila Afghani Afghanistan Hyunjin Deborah Kwak and Sana Rais; 7. A Bishop for his people: Bishop Ntambo Nkulu Ntanda Demographic Republic of Congo Pamela D. Couture; 8. Pakistan's transformational trainer: Azhar Hussain Pakistan Kiersten Rooke; 9. Updates of case studies from Volume 1 collectively written by staff members of the Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding; Part III. Conclusion: 10. Understanding religious peacebuilding: resources for confronting violence and extremism Joyce S. Dubensky and Clayton Maring; Notes; Bibliography; Index.
Responsibility: Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding ; edited by Joyce S. Dubensky.

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'Peacemakers in Action provides timely and exemplary stories of people who live fully into the belief that their religious faith can mobilize a creative and courageous response to violence. While our Read more...

 
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