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Holy war, holy peace : how religion can bring peace to the Middle East

Author: Marc Gopin
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2002.
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The use of religion in inflaming the Palestinian/Israeli conflict represents one understanding of the Abrahamic traditions. Marc Goplin argues for a greater integration of the Middle East peace process with the region's religious groups.

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Gopin, Marc.
Holy war, holy peace.
New York, N.Y. : Oxford University Press, 2002
(DLC) 2001035850
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Marc Gopin
ISBN: 9780198033486 0198033486 0195146506 9780195146509 0195185129 9780195185126
OCLC Number: 57361676
Description: 1 online resource (viii, 269 pages)
Contents: ""Contents""; ""Part I: Analysis""; ""1. The Interaction between Religion and Culture in Peace and Conflict""; ""2. Family Myths and Cultural Conflict""; ""3. Political and Mythic Interdependencies""; ""4. Patterns of Abrahamic Incrimination""; ""5. Conflict, Injury, and Transformation""; ""Part II: Practical Applications""; ""6. Patterns of Abrahamic Reconciliation: Act, Ritual, and Symbol as Transformation""; ""7. The Use of the Word and Its Limits: Dialogue as Peacemaking""; ""8. Ritual Civility, Moral Practices of Interpersonal Exchange, and Symbolic Communication"" ""9. De-escalation Plans and General Steps toward a New Relationship""""10. Specific Steps toward a New Relationship""; ""Notes""; ""Bibliography""; ""Index""; ""A""; ""B""; ""C""; ""D""; ""E""; ""F""; ""G""; ""H""; ""I""; ""J""; ""K""; ""L""; ""M""; ""N""; ""O""; ""P""; ""Q""; ""R""; ""S""; ""T""; ""U""; ""V""; ""W""; ""Y""; ""Z""
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War has been made holy by the families of Abraham, and the monotheistic religions of those families, for many centuries. But, argues Marc Gopin, peacemaking was made holy too, through a variety of  Read more...


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