Formation for Life: Just Peacemaking and Twenty-First-Century Discipleship

Formation for Life: Just Peacemaking and Twenty-First-Century Discipleship

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Overview

About the Contributor(s):
Glen H. Stassen is Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Rodney L. Petersen is executive director of the Boston Theological Institute and co-executive Director of the Lord's Day Alliance of the U.S.

Timothy A. Norton owns a communication/development consulting firm, and is co-executive Director of the Lord's Day Alliance of the U.S.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781610979863
Publisher: Wipf & Stock Publishers
Publication date: 08/16/2013
Pages: 336
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 8.90(h) x 0.80(d)

About the Author

Glen H. Stassen is Professor of Christian Ethics at Fuller Theological Seminary.

Rodney L. Petersen is executive director of the Boston Theological Institute and co-executive Director of the Lord's Day Alliance of the U.S.

Timothy A. Norton owns a communication/development consulting firm, and is co-executive Director of the Lord's Day Alliance of the U.S.

Table of Contents

Contributors xii

Foreword Richard J. Mouw xvii

Introduction xix

I An Introduction to Part One: Just Peacemaking Practices and Formation for Life Timothy A. Norton 1

1 Holistic, Interactive Character Formation for Just Peacemaking Glen H. Stassen 3

2 Redeeming Imitation: Virtue Formation by Mimetic Compassion in Communities Scott R. Garrets Kevin S. Reimer Warren S. Brown 29

3 Pursuing Peace and Justice: Journey of a Lifetime Marc Gopin 52

4 Building Just Peace-Making Churches: Reflections Out of Experience in Northern Ireland David McMillan 66

5 Developing the Principles of Just Peace: Reflections from the Experience of the Orthodox Church in North America Philip LeMasters 86

6 Christian Formation for Just Peacemaking as We Practice the Sabbath Jeffrey Gros, FSC 100

7 An Antidote to Violence: Liturgy Grounded in the Resurrection Raymond G. Helmick, S.J. 118

8 Yielding to the Spirit: Following Jesus in Just Peacemaking Cheryl Bridges Johns 126

II An Introduction to Part Two: Just Peacemaking as the New Paradigm for the Ethics of Peace and War Glen H. Stassen 137

9 Learning to Engage Conflict Well: Mediation Strategies Thomas Porter 147

10 The Road to Forming a Gendered Understanding of Just Peacemaking and Intersections with Digital Peacebuilding Najeeba Syeed-Miller 169

11 Making Peace in a World of Violence: Families and Congregations Participate in Healing Hurt Kids T. Laine Scales Hope Haslam Straughan April T. Scales 187

12 Religious Peacebuilding and Economic Justice Nimi Wariboko 207

13 Just Peacemaking in Light of Global Challenges Involving Islam and Muslims Martin Accad 224

14 Dealing with the "Disposable People" of the Globalized Economy: Just Peacemaking and Immigrants, Refugees, and Displaced Persons Juan Francisco Martinez 250

15 Just Peacemaking on the Korean Peninsula: Kim Dae-jung's Sunshine Policy Hajung Lee 260

16 Just Peacemaking and Overcoming Violence: Formation for Ministry Rodney L. Petersen 276

Index 299

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