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Religion and Ethics in a Globalizing World : Conflict, Dialogue, and Transformation - Luca Anceschi

Religion and Ethics in a Globalizing World

Conflict, Dialogue, and Transformation

By: Luca Anceschi (Editor), Joseph Anthony Camilleri (Editor), Ruwan Palapathwala (Editor), Andrew Wicking (Editor)

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Around the world religion is an increasingly vital and pervasive force in both personal and public life. Though this trend has been widely noted, its long-term implications are as yet only dimly perceived. Will this be a force for healing or for violence? To express the question to its most dramatic, yet urgent form: can the world's major religious traditions respond constructively to contemporary challenges in the public sphere that are now, by definition, global? "Religion and Ethics in a Globalizing World "seeks to address this question, and to contribute to a greater understanding of the role of religion in the paradoxical context of a world that is increasingly unified, but which remains fundamentally plural.

Editors' Prefacep. vii
Introduction Religion: Part of the Problem or Part of the Solution?p. 1
Emerging Challenges for Religious Understanding
Re-envisioning Conflict, Dialogue, and Transformation: The Imperative for a New Methodological Paradigmp. 23
Surmounting the Wall: Religion and Conflictp. 45
Virtues in a Globalized Contextp. 67
The People of the Book: Reconciling Religious Fundamentals with Universal Human Rightsp. 85
Holding Hands and Bearing Arms: A Continuing Challenge for Global Religious Communitiesp. 103
Implications for Multifaith Dialogue-Assessment and Critique
Relationship Building in the Middle East among Adversaries: Israelis and Palestiniansp. 117
Bejeweled Dialogue: Illuminating Deadly Conflicts in the Twenty-First Centuryp. 141
Christian Ecumenism, Other Faiths, and the "Peace of the World"p. 157
Toward a Deeper Understanding of Islam
The Search for Communities of Peace: An International Reflection on Christian-Muslim Relationsp. 175
How Muslims View the Scriptures of the People of the Book: Toward a Reassessment?p. 191
Broken Covenants and Broken Relationships: Guidelines for Cooperation in a World in Transitionp. 211
Conclusion Interfaith Interaction: Contradictions and Conflictsp. 243
Notes on Editors and Contributorsp. 257
Indexp. 261
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ISBN: 9780230104624
ISBN-10: 0230104622
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 272
Published: 26th January 2011
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 20.96 x 13.97  x 1.91
Weight (kg): 0.41
Edition Number: 1