Volume 4. Issue 2, Spring 2011

The Importance of Working with Scraps: Reconciliation in Difficult Contexts

Joseph C. Liechty

Every reconciliation process will require some level of agreement between antagonistic parties.

The Spiritual Power of Nonviolence

Author George Wolfe, former director of the Center for Peace and Conflict Studies at Ball State University, is among an elite group of professors accused in Donald Horowitz’s

From Nonresistance to Justice

Ervin Stutzman, current Director of Mennonite Church USA, draws from his extensive pastoral, administrative, and academic background to offer a thoughtful interpretation of the con

Jesus and the Gang

The plethora of recent literature concerning the rise in youth-based violence in Latin America predominantly focuses on mechanisms and causes at the root of this trend, such as med

Church, State, and Citizen

Church, State, and Citizen is a compendium of various essays that all address the issue of how Christians currently approach and have approached political engagement in th

Religion and Peacebuilding: Grassroots Efforts by Israelis and Palestinians

Frida Kerner Furman

“Israel Responds to Attacks by Bombing Gaza.” So reads the caption under a graphic photo of wounded Israeli soldiers lying on the ground, being treated by workers of the Magen David Ado

Indigenous History, Religious Theory, and the Archaeological Record

A Holistic Approach to the Terminal Hohokam Classic Period
Will G. Russell,
Nanebah Nez, and
David Martinez

More than sixty years ago, North American anthropologist Anthony Wallace defined revitalization movements as “deliberate, organized, conscious effort[s] by members of a socie

Conflict-Sensitive Expressions of Faith in Mindanao: A Case Study

Michelle G. Garred with Sister Joan D. Castro

This case study explores a promising, though imperfect, new way of equipping religious actors to improve their own socio-political impact in societies vulnerable to destructive con

Should I Help the Empire with My Hand?

Confucian Resources for a Paradigm of Just Peacemaking
David Kratz Mathies

“Just Peacemaking” is the name given to a new paradigm advocated by Glen Stassen and an impressive collection of fellow scholars.

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