Holy War, Holy Peace: How Religion Can Bring Peace to the by Marc Gopin

By Marc Gopin

The Intifada of 2000-2001 has tested the top of an period of international relations within the Arab-Israeli clash. the fashion of peacemaking of the Olso Accords has been known as into query through the evidence at the floor. Elite sorts of peacemaking that don't include the fundamental wishes of commonplace humans on each side are certain to fail.
The whole forget of deeper cultural and non secular structures within the peace method is now obvious, as is the position that this forget has performed within the failure of the method. construction on his previous ebook, Between Eden and Armageddon, Gopin offers a close blueprint of the way the non secular traditions in query can turn into a central asset within the look for peace and justice. He demonstrates how spiritual humans could be the severe lacking hyperlink in peacemaking, and the way the incorporation in their values and logos can unharness a brand new dynamic that at once addresses uncomplicated problems with ethics, justice, and peace.
Gopin's research of the theoretical, theological, and political planes exhibits us what has been completed to date, in addition to what needs to be performed subsequent in an effort to be certain potent ultimate cost negotiations and safe, sovereign, democratic nations for either peoples.

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