Item description for Spiritual and Political Dimensions of Nonviolence and Peace. (Value Inquiry Book) by Katy Gray Brown (Editor) David Boersema (Editor)...
This book is a collection of philosophical papers that explores theoretical and practical aspects and implications of nonviolence as a means of establishing peace. The papers range from spiritual and political dimensions of nonviolence to issues of justice and values and proposals for action and change. Contents: Acknowledgments Katy GRAY BROWN: Introduction: Beyond Safe Ground Part One: Spiritual Dimensions Jerald RICHARDS: Spirituality, Religion, Violence, and Nonviolence Joseph KUNKEL: The Spiritual Side of Peacemaking William C. GAY: Apocalyptic Thinking versus Nonviolent Action Part Two: Political Dimensions Anas KARZAI, Marianne VARDALOS: Understanding "Operation Enduring Freedom " through the Persistence of Sacrifice, Revenge, and the Gift of Cruel Economies Gail PRESBEY: Strategic Nonviolence in Africa: Reasons for its Embrace and Later Abandonment by Nkrumah, Nyerere, and Kaunda Charles Martin OVERBY: The Treasure of Japan 's Article 9: The World 's Foremost Law for Peace, Justice, and Nonviolent Conflict Resolution JOHN KULTGEN: "Faceless Coward ": Bush ' s Anti-Terrorism Rhetoric Part Three: Justice and Values Maria H. MORALES: No Justice, No Peace Michael Patterson BROWN: Sharing a Sense of Justice: The Role of Conscience in Political Protest David BOERSEMA: Taking Compromise Seriously Andrew KELLEY: Kant on Freedom, Happiness, and Peace Part Four: Action and Change William C. GAY: A Normative Framework for Addressing Peace and Related Global Issues Beth J.SINGER: On Language and Social Change John KULTGEN: Making a Man of Her: Women in the Military Ian M. HARRIS: Assumptions behind Different Types of Peace Education About the Authors Index
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