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Understanding world religions : a road map for justice and peace

Author: David Whitten Smith; Elizabeth Geraldine Burr
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : Second editionView all editions and formats
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This book introduces students to major worldviews through the lens of justice and peace. The second edition features a broader framework and includes updates on non-religious ethical norms, Islamophobia, colonial evangelization, religion in China, and an updated examination of the Israel-Palestine conflict.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Smith, David Whitten, 1937-
Understanding world religions.
(DLC) 2014015014
(OCoLC)879642425
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: David Whitten Smith; Elizabeth Geraldine Burr
ISBN: 9781442226449 1442226447
OCLC Number: 892430139
Description: 1 online resource (xvii, 469 pages)
Contents: Hindu worldviews --
Buddhist worldviews --
Jewish worldviews --
Christian worldviews --
Muslim worldviews --
Native American worldviews --
Marxist worldviews --
The Israeli-Palestinian conflict --
Christian social teachings --
Liberation theologies --
Active nonviolence --
Just war theory.
Responsibility: David Whitten Smith and Elizabeth Geraldine Burr.

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Finally a book on worldviews that provides an honest and comprehensive discussion of issues that are most critical to the very survival of religion and civilization. The book's focus on justice and Read more...

 
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