5 edition of World religions in war and peace found in the catalog.
|Statement||by Henry O. Thompson.|
|LC Classifications||BL80.2 .T49 1988|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||xvii, 241 p. :|
|Number of Pages||241|
|LC Control Number||88042516|
This volume represents a departure from the prevailing emphasis on religion and war in the medieval and early modern periods. Instead, the book explores the relationship between religion and peace in the context of Christianity, Islam, and Judaism, both as an ideal and on the practical level. Purchase Book. Select edition For orders outside the US World Religions and Norms of War takes the reader on a journey through the evolution of attitudes and teachings related to the ethics of.
quoted in Dan Cohn-Sherbok, "War and Peace in Judaism," War and Peace in the World Religions: The Gerald Weisfeld Lectures , ed. Perry Schmidt-Leukel (London: SCM Press, ) “War and Peace”—originally titled “The Year ”—is widely considered the world’s greatest novel. It is also among the most daunting, acknowledged Richard Pevear, one of its.
The book is HarperOne’s first on religion and war, Freet says, and a rare examination of war through a religious, though critical, lens. “We are still living in the shadow of World War I. 1. It's a mirror of our time. At its core War and Peace is a book about people trying to find their footing in a world being turned upside down by war, social and political change, and spiritual confusion. The existential angst of Tolstoy and his characters is entirely familiar to those of us living at the beginning of the twenty-first century, and his novel has important things to say to us.
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Split into three manageable sections, part one looks at war and peace in the Eastern Religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Classical Chinese Thought. Part two looks at war and peace in the Abrahamic Religions, i.e. Judaism, Christianity and Islam.5/5(1).
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See search results for this author. Are you an author. Learn about Author Central. Henry O Author: Henry O. Thompson. War and Peace in World Religions book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This series of lectures by eminent authors from Britain a War and Peace /5(5).
Dorn, A. Walter and Anne Frances Cation, The Justifications for War and Peace in World Religions, Part I: Extracts, Summaries and Comparisons of Scriptures in the Abrahamic Religions (Christianity, Islam and Judaism), Defence Research and Development Toronto, CR, World religions in war and peace.
[Henry O Thompson] Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Book: All Authors / Contributors: Henry O Thompson. Find more information about: ISBN: OCLC Number: Religion and culture have historically been neglected in international relations (IR) theories and in political science more generally.
It was only recently that IR began to consider the role of culture and religion in war and peace. Several main scholarly trends in the study of culture, religion, conflict, and peace can be identified, starting with the definitional problems that IR scholars.
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World Religions in War and Peace in Conflict and Concord By Fry, George F. War and Peace is a historical novel by Leo Tolstoy first published serially in – It depicts relationships between the Rostov, Bolkonsky, Bezukhov, and Kuragin families and follows their members as they fight in a war against Napoleon, marry, make and.
War and Peace (pre-reform Russian: Война и миръ; post-reform Russian: Война и мир, romanized: Voyna i mir [vɐjˈna i ˈmʲir]) is a novel by the Russian author Leo Tolstoy, first published serially, then published in its entirety in It is regarded as one of Tolstoy's finest literary achievements and remains a classic of world literature.
textsWar and peace in the world's religions. War and peace in the world's religions. Ferguson, John, Publication date. Topics. War -- Religious aspects, Peace -- Religious aspects, Peace -- Religious aspects, War -- Religious aspects, Friede, Krieg, Religion, Theologie.
Publisher. Split into three manageable sections, part one looks at war and peace in the Eastern Religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Classical Chinese Thought.
Part two looks at. Split into three manageable sections, part one looks at war and peace in the Eastern Religions of Hinduism, Buddhism and Classical Chinese Thought.
Part two looks at war and peace in the Abrahamic Religions, i.e. Judaism, Christianity and Islam. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xi, pages ; 22 cm. Contents: 'Part of the problem, part of the solution: an introduction / Perry Schmidt-Leukel --Part I. War and peace in eastern religions ; War and peace in Hinduism / Michael von Brück ; War and peace in Buddhism / Perry Schmidt-Leukel ; War and peace in classical Chinese thought, with particular.
Book Description. Religion in War and Peace in Africa shows how "Religious extremism" transcends the realm of belief, analysing current armed conflicts in Africa with perpetrators claiming to act in accord with their religion and moral values.
Many African countries today are beset by armed conflicts carried out by different radical groups. 4. Constance Garnett translation. Garnett’s translation of War and Peace is in the public domain, so it’s the version you’ll probably get if you download a free copy.I don’t think it’s necessarily the one you should read – it’s neither easy-to-read nor precise – but it does have an interesting backstory.
Garnett was largely a self-taught translator and lacked a lot of the. Written by an international team of distinguished specialists in their respective traditions, World Religions and Norms of War takes the reader on a unique journey through the evolution within the major world religions of attitudes and teachings related to the ethics of war.
War and peace in the world's religions by Ferguson, John Published by Oxford University Press in New York.
"It is apparent that discussions in the international arena, of justice in general and war in particular, will have to pay increasing attention to a diversity of religious views. With this growing awareness of religion in mind, the appearance of The Ethics of War and Peace is.
to peace and security and the responses to these threats, including –in extremis – the use of military force. To summarize, the main objective of this book is to present the evolution of the norms of war in the world religions.
The order of the chapters is sequenced chronologically. The ﬁrst reli. War and Peace in World Religions: The Gerald Weisfield Lectures Paper - Perry Schmidt-Leukel: Westminster John Knox Press "This series of lectures by eminent authors from Britain and Germany is an excellent grounding in a wide range of World Religions and their attitudes and approaches to war and peace.
Suitable for all undergraduates of Biblical Studies, Religious Studies a.War and peace in the world's religions / by: Ferguson, John, Published: () War and peace essays on religion, violence, and space / Published: () Can faiths make peace? holy wars and the resolution of religious conflicts / Published: ().Muslim attitudes to war and peace are based on the teachings of the Qur’an (the Divine Book revealed to the Prophet Muhammad).
There are two ideas in Muslim teaching that relate to war – Jihad (to struggle in the way of Allah) and Harb al-Muqadis (Holy War). Islam is a religion of peace in which fighting and war are seen only as a last resorts.