Religion and Conflict Resolution: Christianity and South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission Megan Shore

ISBN: 9780754696346

Published: October 1st 2009

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230 pages


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Religion and Conflict Resolution: Christianity and South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission  by  Megan Shore

Religion and Conflict Resolution: Christianity and South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission by Megan Shore
October 1st 2009 | ebook | PDF, EPUB, FB2, DjVu, audiobook, mp3, RTF | 230 pages | ISBN: 9780754696346 | 3.71 Mb

This book examines the ambiguous role that Christianity played in South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). It has two objectives: to analyse the role Christianity played in the TRC and to highlight certain consequences that may beMoreThis book examines the ambiguous role that Christianity played in South Africas Truth and Reconciliation Commission (TRC). It has two objectives: to analyse the role Christianity played in the TRC and to highlight certain consequences that may be instructive to future international conflict resolution processes.

Religion and conflict resolution is an area of significant importance. Ongoing conflicts involving Palestinians and Israelis, Muslims and Hindus, and even radical Islamic jihadists and Western countries have heightened the awareness of the potential power of religion to fuel conflict. Yet these religious traditions also promote peace and respect for others as key components in doing justice. Examining the potential role religion can play in generating peace and justice, specifically Christianity in South Africas TRC, is of utmost importance as religiously inspired violence continues to occur.

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