By Ruth W. Dunnell
By A. Mustafa
This e-book tackles unanswered questions about British Muslims and political participation: What makes faith a salient 'political' id for younger Muslims (over the other identity)? How do younger British Muslims establish themselves and the way does it relate to their political engagement? a desirable perception into the lives of younger British Muslims.
By Douglas Reed
So as to recognize who's quite working the governments of the realm, who's truly taking advantage of all the wars and why, then you definately need to learn Controversy of Zion. Mr. Reed's info isn't just from the exhaustive records and references he has stumbled on, yet from his personal reviews as an international battle II correspondent.
By Daniel Philpott
Winner of the 2013 Christianity Today e-book Award in Missions / international Affairs
Winner of the Aldersgate Prize Honorable Mention
Winner of the 2014 foreign reviews organization overseas Ethics part e-book Award
In the wake of big injustice, how can justice be completed and peace restored? Is it attainable to discover a common typical that may paintings for individuals of numerous and infrequently conflicting non secular, cultural, and philosophical backgrounds?
In Just and Unjust Peace, Daniel Philpott deals an cutting edge and hopeful reaction to those questions. He demanding situations the method of peace-building that dominates the United countries, western governments, and the human rights group. whereas he stocks their commitments to human rights and democracy, Philpott argues that those values on my own can't redress the injuries brought on by battle, genocide, and dictatorship. either justice and the powerful recovery of political order demand a extra holistic, restorative method. Philpott solutions that decision by way of featuring a sort of political reconciliation that's deeply rooted in 3 non secular traditions--Christianity, Islam, and Judaism--as good because the restorative justice flow. those traditions supply the fullest expressions of the center innovations of justice, mercy, and peace. by means of adapting those historic thoughts to fashionable constitutional democracy and overseas norms, Philpott crafts an ethic that has common attraction and gives genuine wish for the recovery of justice in fractured groups. From the roots of those traditions, Philpott develops six practices--building simply associations and kinfolk among states, acknowledgment, reparations, restorative punishment, apology and, most crucial, forgiveness--which he then applies to genuine circumstances, deciding on how each one perform redresses a different set of wounds.
concentrating on areas as different as Bosnia, Iraq, South Africa, Germany, Sierra Leone, Timor-Leste, Chile and lots of others--and drawing upon the particular adventure of sufferers and perpetrators--Just and Unjust Peace deals a clean method of the age-old challenge of restoring justice within the aftermath of frequent injustice.
By Madawi Al-Rasheed, Marat Shterin
From India to Iraq, from London to Lahore, the connection among faith and violence is without doubt one of the such a lot bitterly contested and casually misrepresented problems with our occasions. This groundbreaking quantity brings jointly specialist views from a number of fields to probe it. It seeks to shift analytical specialize in to the contexts during which violence is expressed, enacted and reported. starting from Islam to Buddhism to new spiritual activities within the West, demise for religion bargains a finished and hugely unique account of a fancy phenomenon that has to date attracted sensational media assurance yet scant educational awareness.
By J.A. van der Ven
Drawing on ancient inisights, systematic reflections and empirical info, this ebook bargains a significant knowing of the complicated dating among faith and human rights and of the empirical effect of Christianity and Islam at the attitudes t
By J. H. W. G. Liebeschuetz
During this illuminating examine Liebeschuetz examines primary topics of overdue Antiquity: the barbarization of the Roman military and the interrelation of Church and secular govt. He discusses Alaric's Goths within the West, who have been handled as a federate regiment instead of a migrating tribe; how the civilian specialists at Constantinople maintained regulate over the mostly German military in a clash that culminated within the Gainas emerging; and the way a similar professionals got here into clash with John Chrysostom, the bishop of Constantinople, and had him deposed.
By Jacqueline Rose
The placement of English monarchs as superb governors of the Church of britain profoundly affected early smooth politics and faith. This leading edge ebook explores how tensions in church-state relatives created via Henry VIII's Reformation persevered to steer relationships among the crown, parliament and customary legislation through the recovery, a different part in England's 'long Reformation'. Debates concerning the powers of kings and parliaments, the therapy of Dissenters and rising strategies of toleration have been considered via a Reformation prism the place legitimacy trusted godly prestige. This e-book discusses how the institutional, felony and ideological framework of supremacy perpetuated the language of godly kingship after 1660 and the way supremacy used to be advanced through the ambivalent Tudor legacy. It was once manipulated via not just Anglicans, but in addition tolerant kings and illiberal parliaments, Catholics, Dissenters and radicals like Thomas Hobbes. Invented to uphold the spiritual and political institutions, supremacy sarcastically ended up subverting them.
By Richard D. Floyd
This new learn investigates the political controversies that swirled round a robust and privileged kingdom church and an aroused protestant and Catholic dissent challenging equality. via shut exam of dozens of electoral contests in numerous conscientiously selected constituencies, the writer demonstrates that the elemental department setting apart the burgeoning liberal and conservative events in England within the 1830s and 1840s was once faith, and that this controversy used to be what created a perceptible two-party method in British politics.
By David Fitzpatrick
This booklet examines Protestant lack of energy and self-confidence in eire because 1795. David Fitzpatrick charts the declining energy and effect of the Protestant neighborhood in eire and the ideas followed within the face of this decline, proposing wealthy own testimony that illustrates how members skilled and perceived 'descendancy'. targeting the attitudes and techniques followed by means of the eventual losers instead of victors, he addresses contentious matters in Irish background via an research of the allure of the Orange Order, the Ulster Covenant of 1912, and 'ethnic detoxing' within the Irish Revolution. heading off either apologetics and sentimentality while probing the psychology of these present process 'descendancy', the publication examines the social and political ramifications of spiritual association and trust as practised in fraternities, church congregations and remoted sub-communities.