Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions / Edition 10

Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions / Edition 10

by Daniel Smith-Christopher
     
 

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ISBN-10: 157075747X

ISBN-13: 9781570757471

Pub. Date: 09/28/2007

Publisher: Orbis Books

Religious rivalries have been at the root of many human conflicts throughout history. Representatives of nine world religions offer insights into the teachings of nonviolence within their tradition, how practice has often fallen short of the ideals, and how they can overcome the contagion of hatred through a return to traditional teachings on nonviolence. Included are

Overview

Religious rivalries have been at the root of many human conflicts throughout history. Representatives of nine world religions offer insights into the teachings of nonviolence within their tradition, how practice has often fallen short of the ideals, and how they can overcome the contagion of hatred through a return to traditional teachings on nonviolence. Included are a new Foreword and Preface, a new Introduction by Daniel Smith-Christopher, two new chapters on Islam and the indigenous religion of the Maori, and a new Epilogue. In addition, study questions have been added to each chapter.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781570757471
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
09/28/2007
Series:
Fate Meets Faith Series
Pages:
210
Product dimensions:
5.30(w) x 8.10(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents


Foreword   Daisaku Ikeda     vii
Preface   Virginia Benson     xi
Introduction: "Everything is different now": Reflections on the Tenth Anniversary Edition of Subverting Hatred   Daniel L. Smith-Christopher     xiii
Jainism and Nonviolence   Christopher Key Chapple     1
The Peace Wheel: Nonviolent Activism in the Buddhist Tradition   Christopher S. Queen     14
Subverting Hatred: Peace and Nonviolence in Confucianism and Daoism   Tam Wai Lun     38
Ahimsa and the Unity of All Things: A Hindu View of Nonviolence   Sunanda Y. Shastri   Yajneshwar S. Shastri     57
Indigenous Traditions of Peace: An Interview with Lawrence Hart, Cheyenne Peace Chief   Daniel L. Smith-Christopher     76
The Struggle for Peace: Subverting Hatred in a Maori Context   Donald S. Tamihere     86
Nonviolence in Islam: The Alternative Community Tradition   Rabia Terri Harris     107
Life as a Muslim Scholar of Islam in Post-9/11 America   Amir Hussain     128
"Let your love for me vanquish your hatred for him": Nonviolence and Modern Judaism   Jeremy Milgrom     144
Political Atheism and Radical Faith: The Challenge of Christian Nonviolence in the Third Millennium   Daniel L.Smith-Christopher     171
Epilogue: Reflections on Nonviolence and Religion   Donald K. Swearer     197

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