Written via most sensible practitioner-scholars who convey a serious but empathetic eye to the subject, this textbook presents a finished examine peace and violence in seven international religions.
- Offers a transparent and systematic narrative with assurance of Buddhism, Christianity, Confucianism, Hinduism, Islam, Judaism, and local American religions
- Introduces a special faith and its sacred texts in each one bankruptcy; discusses principles of peace, warfare, nonviolence, and permissible violence; recounts ancient responses to violence; and highlights members in the culture operating towards peace and justice
- Examines ideas inside their spiritual context for a greater realizing of the values, motivations, and ethics involved
- Includes student-friendly pedagogical good points, corresponding to enriching end-of-chapter opinions via practitioners of different traditions, definitions of keyword phrases, dialogue questions, and additional interpreting sections