Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds

Voices of Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming Their Worlds


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Harmony and Dissent: How Peacebuilders are Transforming their Worlds is a resource book and sampling of the world renowned peacebuilding Canadian School of Peacebuilding designed to engaged, equip and inspire peace and justice practitioners around the world. Formerly this was only accessible by attending the annual June School in Winnipeg, Canada. Each chapter of the book is authored by these peace leaders. It tells stories of inspiring peacework, offers case studies into communities embodying these lessons and offers the key resources of have helps shape these peace leaders. Authors include: Ovide Mercredi, Mubarak Awad, Stuart Clark, David Dyck, Martin Entz, Harry Huebner, Ouyporn Khuankaew, George Lakey, Ivo Markovic, Maxine Matilpi, Stan McKay, Piet Meiring, Sophia Murphy , Kay Pranis, and Karen Ridd.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780920718261
Publisher: Canadian Mennonite University
Publication date: 05/28/2015
Pages: 354
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.74(d)

About the Author

Jarem Sawatsky is an author, professor, and peacebuilder. He lectures and consults and is published on topics relating to restorative justice and peacebuilding. He has fifteen years of experience in field of peace and conflict. His research into healing justice has taken him to communities in Sri Lanka, Papua New Guinea, Israel, Scotland, England, Canada, United States, France, and Fiji. Jarem was born in Richmond, British Columbia. His degrees include a PhD (Law) from the University of Hull (UK); a MA in Conflict Transformation, Peacebuilding and Restorative Justice from the Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University (2001); a BA in Religious Studies and Conflict Resolution Studies from the University of Winnipeg and Menno Simons College (1998); a BTh from Canadian Mennonite Bible College (1996). His blog is called Dancing with Elephants: A Beginners Guide to Losing Your Mind (http://www.dancingwithelephants.net/)

Table of Contents

Ovide Mercredi

Richard McCutcheon, Jarem Sawatsky, Valerie Smith

1. Peace, Justice, and Non-violence in the Middle East
Mubarak Awad
2. Speaking Out . . . And Being Heard: Peacebuilding through Citizen Advocacy
Stuart Clark and Sophia Murphy
3. Combining the Strengths of the Insider and Outsider in the Peacebuilding Process
David Dyck
4. Peacebuilding, Food Wars, and a Sustainable Future
Martin H. Entz
5. What Cats can Teach Us about Identity and Peace Theology
Harry Huebner
6. Coming Back Home: The Awakening of a Feminist, Buddhist, Anti-Oppression Peacebuilder
Ouyporn Khuankaew
7. Courage is Acting Even Though We are Afraid
George Lakey
8. The Use of Art in Social Change: A Case Study of the Pontanima Choir in Bosnia-Herzegovina
Ivo Markovic
9. Imagining Peace: Indigenous and Contemplative Pedagogies in Transformative Peace Education
Maxine Matilpi
10. Three Women of Peace Who Worked for Truth and Reconciliation
Stan McKay
11. Rebuilding and Restoring: Challenges and Opportunities for the Churches in South Africa and Canada
Piet Meiring
12. Lessons from Driftwood
Kay Pranis
13. Teaching Peace, Being Peace
Karen Ridd

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