Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution

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Just a quick look at the news headlines on any given day is a powerful reminder that devastating armed conflicts worldwide are destroying lives and whole communities often in the name of religion. Hidden in the news, if reported on at all, are the brave religious leaders in these zones of violence, working to bring peace and reconciliation to their people. These inspiring men and women offer critical insights and skills for addressing today's most urgent conflicts. But their stories are rarely told. Peacemakers in Action: Profiles of Religion in Conflict Resolution shares the experiences of 16 such remarkable religious peacemakers who have put their lives on the line in conflicts around the world from Israel-Palestine to Northern Ireland, the Balkans, Sudan, South Africa, El Salvador, Indonesia and beyond. For each of them, religious texts and traditions have served both as a source of inspiration and as a practical resource in resolv ing conflict. These grassroots peacemakers are powerful, but underutilized actors for resolving some of the world's most horrifying conflicts. As such, this book contains timely information for diplomats, government officials, and resolution practitioners, as well as today's students of religion and international affairs, our future peacemakers. And in a world where religion-based conflict affects us all, this book provides critical lessons and much-needed hope for each of us.

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Around the globe, there are men and women who are moved by their religious beliefs to put their lives and freedom at risk in the cause of peace. This book is a book of their stories, the risks they took, the ways they sought peace and the consequences they suffered.

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David Little is the Harvard Divinity School Professor of the Practice in Religion, Ethnicity, and International Conflict and Faculty Associate at the Weatherhead Center for International Affairs. Before joining Harvard Divinity School, David was Senior Scholar in Religion, Ethics, and Human Rights at USIP, where he directed the Working Group on Religion, Ideology, and Peace. From 1996-8, he was on the State Department Advisory Committee on Religious Freedom Abroad. He co-authored Islamic Activism and US Foreign Policy and wrote two volumes in the USIP series on religion, nationalism, and intolerance.

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