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Occupied With Nonviolence

Occupied With Nonviolence


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Occupied With Nonviolence

Jean Zaru, the longtime activist and Quaker leader from Ramallah, here brings home the pain and central convictions that animate Christian nonviolence and activity today.

Zaru vividly paints the complex realities faced by all parties in Palestine - Jews and Muslims and Christians, Israelis and Palestinians, women and men. Yet even as Zaru eloquently names the common misunderstandings of the history, present situation, and current policies of the parties there, she vividly articulates an alternative: a religiously motivated nonviolent path to peace and justice in the world's most troubled region.

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ISBN-13: 9780800663179
Publisher: Augsburg Fortress, Publishers
Publication date: 08/01/2008
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 172
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Illustrations     ix
Foreword   Rosemary Radford Ruether     xi
Editor's Introduction   Diana L. Eck     xix
Author's Acknowledgments     xxiii
What Life Do I Lead?     1
Al Nakba, the Catastrophe     21
Human Rights     29
Jerusalem: Al-Quds, the Holy     39
Violence     55
Nonviolence     67
War, Peace, and Justice: Lamentations and Affirmations     81
What I Owe My Muslim Neighbor     95
Solidarity with Women     105
Neighbors     117
Notes     131
Resources and Sources     135
About the Author     143

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