Cultural Disarmament / Edition 1

Cultural Disarmament / Edition 1

by Raimon Panikkar, Raimundo Panikkar
     
 

In this important and timely book, philosopher and theologian Raimon Panikkar deals with the crucial issues of our time—war, religion, and ecology—as he redefines true peace and offers a way to achieve it in the world. Peace, he argues, requires more than nuclear, military, or economic disarmament. Peace can be obtained only by a cultural disarmament,

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In this important and timely book, philosopher and theologian Raimon Panikkar deals with the crucial issues of our time—war, religion, and ecology—as he redefines true peace and offers a way to achieve it in the world. Peace, he argues, requires more than nuclear, military, or economic disarmament. Peace can be obtained only by a cultural disarmament, which will require that absolution be abandoned for true reconciliation through ongoing intercultural dialogues.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780664255497
Publisher:
Westminster John Knox Press
Publication date:
09/01/1995
Edition description:
1st ed
Pages:
156
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.36(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Pt. 1Preliminaries on Peace1
1The Myth of Peace3
2Receiving Peace7
3Toward a Philosophy of Peace13
Pt. 2The Religious Dimension of Political Peace27
4Religious Peace and Intercultural Dialogue29
5Political and Religious Peace37
6Religious Transformation of Political Peace43
Pt. 3Cultural Disarmament as Peace's Requirement61
7Peace as Harmony, Freedom, and Justice63
8Obstacles to Peace79
9Pathways to Peace93
Notes105
Bibliography129
Index of Authors141

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