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Bring Down the Walls : Lebanon's Post-War Challenge - Carole H. Dagher

Bring Down the Walls

Lebanon's Post-War Challenge

Paperback Published: 7th February 2002
ISBN: 9780312293369
Number Of Pages: 248

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Carole H. Dagher, a journalist for Lebanese media as well as a scholar, presents an insightful account of how Christian and Muslim communities emerged from the 16 year-old Lebanese war, what their points of friction and their common grounds were, and the prospects of Lebanon's communal representation system and pluralistic society. She describes the central role played by John Paul II in bridging the gap between Christians and Muslims in Lebanon. Dagher also analyzes the impact Syria, Iran, and Saudi Arabia have had on the power game and the impact of Christian-Muslim interaction on the future of the Arab-Israeli peace process.

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"There is much to commend in this book, particularly its very perceptive analysis of the way Catholic and Maronite politics operate in Lebanon." - Middle East Policy

"Her book is a model of engaged journalism ... penetrating." - Kirkus Reviews

Cognitive Coexistence
Christian Soul-Searching
Muslim Self-Assertion
Dialogue: A Necessity or a Burden?
Coexistence in Facts and Figures
Sharing Exile
Broken and Forfeited Bonds to the Land
A Synod for Lebanon
Three Weeks in Rome
Cloaked in Coexistence
The Swings of the Pendulum
Coexistence in Uniform
The Leaven in the Dough
Democracy of the National Pact
John Paul II in Lebanon
Peace Without Eastern Christians?
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ISBN: 9780312293369
ISBN-10: 0312293364
Series: Lebanon's Post-War Challenge
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 248
Published: 7th February 2002
Publisher: Palgrave USA
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.03 x 14.17  x 1.75
Weight (kg): 0.25
Edition Number: 1

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