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Editors: K. K. Kuriakose (Columbia University)
Book Description:
The culture of violence has gained a religious coloring in modern days. With a destructive technological impetus, the question arises: Is there abuse of religious teachings? Is their any religious basis for violence and war? Then follow questions about the purpose of religion and the significance of concepts of peace and non-violence. As some find justification for war and violence in their religion, an inquiry must be made about the influence of religious scriptures on peace.Globalization has had a varied impact on political, social, cultural, and religious behavioral systems. This landmark volume attempts to comprehend the concepts of nonviolence and peace within different religious and cultural traditions.

Table of Contents:
Preface

Acknowledgements

Contributors

Introduction; pp. 1-11
(Professor Vincent Cornell (Chair of Religious Studies and Director of King Fahd Center for Middle East and Islamic Studies, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR))

SECTION I
Chapter 1 - Does Religion Cause Violence, pp. 15-30;
(Joseph Chuman (Columbia University, New York, NY))

SECTION II
Chapter 2 - The Nonviolence of Mahatma Gandhi, pp. 33-49;
(Noel Sheth S J (Jnana Deepa Vidyapeeth Pune, India))

Chapter 3 - Practice of Ahimsa in Buddhism, pp. 51-61;
(T. Kenjitsu Nakagaki (Buddhist Chaplain, Columbia University, New York, NY))

Chapter 4 - Without Raising her Fist or even her Voice: Shiprah, Puah & Gotamî’s Non- Violent Resistance to Injustice, pp. 63-79;
(Vanessa R. Sasson (Comparative Religion in the Liberal Arts Department of Marianopolis College, Montreal, Canada))

Chapter 5 - Non-Violence and Peace in Hinduism: Is There a Connection, pp. 81-93;
(Katherine Young (McGill University, Montreal, Canada))

SECTION III
Chapter 6 - Gender Violence in Islam, pp. 97-107;
(Zayn Kassam (Pomona College, Claremont, CA))

Chapter 7 - Peace and Conflict Resolution in the Islamic Tradition, pp. 109-120;
(Liyakat Takim (University of Denver, CO))

Chapter 8 - Four Voices for Nonviolence and Peaceful Coexistence in South and Southeast Asia, pp. 121-141;
(Huge Talat Halman (University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR))

SECTION IV
Chapter 9 - War and Conscientization: Conceptualizing Alternative Approaches to Human Relations in the Age of Empire, pp. 145-156;
(N. Valdez (Colorado State University, Denver, CO))

Chapter 10 - Maintaining Harmony and Keeping the Peace: Nonviolence and Conflict Resolutions in Native American Traditional Systems of Justice, pp. 157-172;
(Charlotte Cote (University of Washington, Seattle, WA))

SECTION V
Chapter 11 - Foundation of Christian Nonviolence, pp. 175-188;
(Paul Keim (Goshen College, IN))

Chapter 12 - Nonviolence and Peace Traditions in Early and Eastern Christianity, pp. 189-202;
(John McGukin (Columbia University, New York, NY))

Chapter 13 - Roman Catholic Tradition and Passive Resistance,
pp. 203-214;
(Gabriel Moran (New York University, New York, NY))

Chapter 14 - “A Heart as Wide as the World”: A Christian Spirituality of Nonviolence, pp. 215-226;
(Daniel Groody (University of Notre Dame, IN))

SECTION VI
Chapter 15 - Nonviolence and the “War” on Terrorism, pp. 229-239;
(Thomas Mockaitis (De Paul University, IL))

SECTION VII
Chapter 16 - Globalization, Religions and Nonviolence, pp. 243-263;
(K.K. Kuriakose (Teachers College, Columbia University, New York))

Chapter 17 - Nonviolence in Social and Global Education: A Pedagogy for Peace, pp. 265-277;
(Perry Glanzer and Tony Talbert (Baylor University, Texas))

Glossary

Index

   Binding: Hardcover
   Pub. Date: 2006
   Pages: 7 x 10 33pp.
   ISBN: 978-1-59454-553-5
   Status: AV
  
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