Lybrary.com: ebooks and download videos Search All  Title  Author 
Home / Nonfiction / Religion / Religion, Politics & State

Between Terror and Tolerance: Religious Leaders, Conflict, and Peacemaking

$32.95
| £26.10 | €29.95 | Ca$45.24 | Au$45.17
by Timothy D. Sisk
What is this?DRM-PDF | by download   add to wish list
Between Terror and Tolerance: Religious Leaders, Conflict, and Peacemaking by Timothy D. Sisk

Civil war and conflict within countries is the most prevalent threat to peace and security in the opening decades of the twenty-first century. A pivotal factor in the escalation of tensions to open conflict is the role of elites in exacerbating tensions along identity lines by giving the ideological justification, moral reasoning, and call to violence. Between Terror and Tolerance examines the varied roles of religious leaders in societies deeply divided by ethnic, racial, or religious conflict. The chapters in this book explore cases when religious leaders have justified or catalyzed violence along identity lines, and other instances when religious elites have played a critical role in easing tensions or even laying the foundation for peace and reconciliation.

This volume features thematic chapters on the linkages between religion, nationalism, and intolerance, transnational intra-faith conflict in the Shi'a-Sunni divide, and country case studies of societal divisions or conflicts in Egypt, Israel and Palestine, Kashmir, Lebanon, Nigeria, Northern Ireland, Sri Lanka, Sudan, and Tajikistan. The concluding chapter explores the findings and their implications for policies and programs of international non-governmental organizations that seek to encourage and enhance the capacity of religious leaders to play a constructive role in conflict resolution.

To view this DRM protected ebook on your desktop or laptop you will need to have Adobe Digital Editions installed. It is a free software. We also strongly recommend that you sign up for an AdobeID at the Adobe website. For more details please see FAQ 1&2. To view this ebook on an iPhone, iPad or Android mobile device you will need the Adobe Digital Editions app, or BlueFire Reader or Txtr app. These are free, too. For more details see this article.


SHARE  Share by Email  Share on Facebook  Share on Twitter  Share on Linked In  Share on Delicious
or call in the US toll free 1-888-866-9150 product ID: 896084

Ebook Details
Pages: 280
Size: 2.6 MB
Publisher: Georgetown University Press
Date published:   2011
ISBN: 9781589017979 (DRM-PDF)

DRM Settings
Copying:not allowed
Printing:not allowed
Read Aloud:  not allowed

This product is listed in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Political Science > International Relations
Nonfiction > Religion > Religion, Politics & State

This author has products in the following categories:

Nonfiction > Law > International
Nonfiction > Political Science > International Relations
Nonfiction > Religion > Religion, Politics & State

If you find anything wrong with this product listing, perhaps the description is wrong, the author is incorrect, or it is listed in the wrong category, then please contact us. We will promptly address your feedback.

Submit 5 page SummaryWhat is this?

05/30/2017
© 2017 Lybrary.com