Peace and Reconciliation: In Search of Shared Identity

Peace and Reconciliation: In Search of Shared Identity

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ISBN-13: 9781409477983
Publisher: Ashgate Publishing Ltd
Publication date: 05/28/2013
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
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File size: 2 MB

About the Author

Sebastian C. H. Kim is Professor of Theology and Public Life at the Faculty of Education and Theology of York St John University and Editor of the International Journal of Public Theology. He is the author of In Search of Identity: Debates on Religious Conversion in India (2003) and Christianity as a World Religion (co-authored with Kirsteen Kim; 2008); and the editor of Christian Theology in Asia (2008) and Liberating Text? Sacred Scriptures in Public Life (2008). Pauline Kollontai is Deputy Dean of the Faculty of Education and Theology and the co-editor of Community Identity: Dynamics of Religion in Context (2007). Her research covers various aspects of religion in the contemporary world. Most recent publications include: 'Messianic Jews and Jewish Identity', Journal of Modern Jewish Studies (July 2004); and 'Between Judaism and Christianity: The Case of Messianic Jews', Journal of Religion and Society (January 2006). Greg Hoyland is Senior Lecturer at the Faculty of Education and Theology in York St John University. His research interests focus on contemporary Christianity with a particular interest in the Anglican tradition and the role of institutional religion in a 'non-institutional' age. His most recent articles include: 'Anglicanism: A Post-modern Spirituality?', Prologue, (2000) and 'Contemporary Anglican York: Denominational Identity, Association and Affiliation' in Sebastian Kim and Pauline Kollontai (eds), Community Identity: Dynamics of Religion in Context (2007).

Table of Contents

Contents: Introduction, Sebastian C.H. Kim, Pauline Kollontai and Greg Hoyland; Establishing a shared identity: the role of the healing of memories and of narrative, Robert Schreiter; What does common identity cost? Some German experiences and provocative questions, Gerhard Sauter; Truth and reconciliation: and interfaith perspective from India, Israel Selvanaygam; Peace and reconciliation: Biblical themes in the East Asian context, Choong Chee Pang; Religion as a tool for waging peace: theoretical perspectives in the context of Bosnia-Herzogovina, Pauline Kollontai; Embracing a threatening other: identity and reconciliation in Northern Ireland, Cecelia Clegg; Towards reconciliation and justice in South Africa: can church unity make a difference?, Nico Koopman; Korean War: the origin of the axis of evil in the Korean peninsula, Jooseop Keum; Towards peace and reconciliation between South and North Korean churches: contextual analysis of the 2 churches, In Soo Kim; Strategies for peace and reunification in Korea, Jung-Sun Noh; Reconciliation possible? The churches' efforts toward the peace and reunification of North and South Korea, Sebastian C.H. Kim; Appendices; Index.

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