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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 I. Coffey (Editor), Charles T. Mathewes (Editor), Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding Staff (Contribution by)
 

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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

Overview

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:
9781571052803
Publisher:
Brill Academic Publishers, Inc.
Publication date:
08/01/2002
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
9.06(w) x 6.30(h) x (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Joseph I. Coffey is Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Public and International Affairs at the University of Pittsburgh and is Director of the Program on Religion and Conflict Resolution at the Tanenbaum Center.

Dr. Charles T. Mathewes is a Visiting Fellow, Center for the Study of Religion at Princeton University. He is an Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at the University of Virginia.

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