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Continuing the conversation that began with the 1999 volume, Religion and Violence, Religion and Peace, this thought-provoking collection of essays also offers a Study Guide that explores the questions of violence and peace faced by people of the Abrahamic faiths. The essays in this work were presented by Jewish, Christian and Muslim leaders and scholars at the 2003 conference, “Pathways to Peace in the Abrahamic Faiths,” sponsored by the Center for Christian-Jewish Understanding of Sacred Heart University in Fairfield, Connecticut.

Contributors include David L. Coppola, Rabbi Rene-Samuel Sirat, Adolphe Steg, Rabbi Rene Gutman, James G. Williams, Jean Dujardin, Azizah Al-Hibri, and Louay M. Safi.



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Sacred Heart University Press


Fairfield CT


Judaism, Christianity, Islam


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

Religion, Violence and Peace:  Continuing Conversations and Study Guide



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