Religion and violence, Religion and Peace: Essays from the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding Conference in Auschwitz, Poland, May 1998

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Religion and violence, Religion and Peace: Essays from the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding Conference in Auschwitz, Poland, May 1998

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Based on papers presented at a 1998 conference held in Auschwitz and sponsored by the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding at Sacred Heart University, this volume focuses on the role that religion plays in cultivating peace or promoting violence.

Contents: Preface / Joseph H. Ehrenkranz -- Opening remarks / Anthony J. Cernera, Franciszek Cardinal Macharski, Archbishop Jeremiasz -- Part I. The problem of violence -- The problem of religion, violence, and peace: an uneasy trilogy / David L. Coppola -- Blood and hope / Samuel Pisar -- Anger and courage: a reply to Samuel Pisar / Elisabeth Maxwell -- Fundamentalism as a precursor to violence / Martin E. Marty -- Part II. The possibility of peace in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam -- The roots of peace in the Torah / Rene-Samuel Sirat -- The roots of peace in the New Testament / Cahal Brendan Cardinal Daly -- The roots of peace in the Qur'an / Amira Shamma Abdin -- Part III. Bridges to greater understanding -- The role of religion in the pursuit of peace / David Rosen -- Pastoral reflections / William Cardinal Keeler -- The great jubilee: a time of remembrance / Georges Cottier.

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9781888112054

Publication Date

2000

Publisher

Sacred Heart University Press

City

Fairfield CT

Keywords

Peace, Violence, Religious Aspects, Congresses

Disciplines

Ethics in Religion | International Relations | Jewish Studies | Peace and Conflict Studies | Religious Thought, Theology and Philosophy of Religion

Religion and violence, Religion and Peace: Essays from the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding Conference in Auschwitz, Poland, May 1998

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