This book is unique in providing systematic comparisons of the three Abrahamic faiths in terms of key theological and ethical concepts, particularly as they relate to peace and violence. Rev. Dr. David Smock, Senior Vice President, .
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The Crescent and the Cross: Muslim and Christian Approaches to War and Peace. This book is the product of dialogue between a group of leading British Muslim and Christian scholars concerned about the alleged danger to the 'West' of Islamic 'fundamentalism'.
The Crescent and the Cross: Muslim and Christian Approaches to War and Peace. Harfiyah Abdel Haleem. It analyses the ethical and legal principles, rooted in both traditions, underlying any use of armed force in the modern world. After chapters on the history, theology and laws of war as seen from both sides, the book. applies its conclusions to (a) the 1991 Gulf War and (b) the Bosnian Conflict.
The 10 proactive practices that have been empirically proven as realistic and effective ways for preventing many wars form the framework for Interfatth Just Peacemaking.
Interfaith Just Peacemaking. Jewish, Christian, and Muslim perspectives on the new paradigm of peace and war. by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite
Interfaith Just Peacemaking. by Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite. Published 2011 by Palgrave Macmillan in New York.
Jewish, Muslim, and Christian sacred texts all contain sections that support violence and justify warfare as a means to achieve certain goals. Further work is needed to articulate fully this Abrahamic Just Peacemaking paradigm. In particular historical circumstances, these texts have served as the basis to legitimate violent campaigns, oftentimes against other faith communities. The conference scholars committed themselves to continued development of this model in pursuit of a rigorous and effective faith-based program to promote alternatives to war. About the Report.
See Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War (Thistlethwaite, Susan Brooks e. Palgrave Macmillan 2012). 30. Dixon, Thomas, The Clansman: An Historical Romance of the Ku Klux Klan (Gregg Press 1967). 31. Berman, Harold . The Interaction of Law and Religion (. 32. Minow, Martha, Between Vengeance and Forgiveness: Facing History After Genocide and Mass Violence (Beacon Press 1998).
In addition, attention has been given to just peacemaking in the other two Abrahamic religions, Judaism and Islam, in a subsequent volume, Interfaith Just Peacemaking: Jewish, Christian, and Muslim Perspectives on the New Paradigm of Peace and War (Palgrave Macmillan.
Eli S. McCarthy, who has written in NCR on just peace, has authored Becoming Nonviolent Peacemakers: A Virtue Ethic for Catholic Social Teaching and .
Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite argues that we long to return to the .
Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite argues that we long to return to the innocence of the Garden of Eden and not be faced with countless digital choices. But returning to the innocence of Eden is dangerous in this modern age and, instead, we can become wiser about the wired world.