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Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions
     

Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Traditions

by Daniel L. Smith-Christopher (Editor), Daisaku Ikeda (Foreword by), Virginia Straus (Preface by)
 
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:
9781570753237
Publisher:
Orbis Books
Publication date:
09/28/2000
Series:
Faith Meets Faith Series
Edition description:
Subsequent
Pages:
177
Product dimensions:
5.56(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.49(d)

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