Religion, Law and the Role of Force: A Study of Their Influence on Conflict and on Conflict Resolution

Religion, Law and the Role of Force: A Study of Their Influence on Conflict and on Conflict Resolution

by Joseph Coffey
     
 

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ISBN-10: 1571052631

ISBN-13: 9781571052636

Pub. Date: 01/06/2003

Publisher: Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.

Stemming from papers presented at a conference and seminar held at Princeton University's Tannenbaum Center Program on Religion and Conflict Resolution, this volume presents different views and instances of religion's role in the use of force. Individual topics include conflict resolution within Judaism, uses of the notion of jihad, principles of humanitarian

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Stemming from papers presented at a conference and seminar held at Princeton University's Tannenbaum Center Program on Religion and Conflict Resolution, this volume presents different views and instances of religion's role in the use of force. Individual topics include conflict resolution within Judaism, uses of the notion of jihad, principles of humanitarian intervention following 9/11, religion and international laws concerning war and peace, and the role of religion in the context of the armed intervention in the former Yugoslavia. The contributors are senior scholars and public officials in religion, conflict resolution, and world affairs in the US. Annotation (c)2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781571052636
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
01/06/2003
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
9.10(w) x 6.20(h) x 0.60(d)

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