Interfaith just peacemaking : Jewish, Christian, and Muslim perspectives on the new paradigm of peace and war / edited by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite. - New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2013. - xvi, 236 p.

Includes bibliographical references.

Christian Preface -- Jewish Preface -- Muslim Preface -- Support nonviolent direct action -- Take independent initiatives to reduce threat -- Use cooperative conflict resolution -- Acknowledge responsibility for conflict and injustice and seek repentance and forgiveness -- Advance democracy, human rights and interdependence -- Foster just and sustainable economic development -- Work with emerging cooperative forces in the international system -- Strengthen the United Nations and international efforts for cooperation and human rights -- Reduce offensive weapons and the weapons trade -- Encourage grassroots peacemaking groups and voluntary associations.

"Interfaith Just Peacemaking is a collected work by 27 Jewish, Muslim, and Christian scholars and religious leaders on the ten "practice norms" of the peacemaking paradigm called "Just Peace." Just Peace theory, like the paradigm it most resembles, Just War theory, is a list of specific practices that are applied to concrete contexts. In Interfaith Just Peacemaking, a wholly new work, each "practice norm" is a separate chapter with a general introduction and then commentary by one Christian, Jewish, and Muslim contributor and a short conclusion. It is intended both as a general introduction to Jewish, Christian and Muslim views on just peacemaking, and as a textbook for interfaith and peace studies courses."--Publisher's website.

9781137293374 1137293373

Peace -- Religious aspects.

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