Understanding World Religions: A Road Map for Justice and Peace
1 Jan 2007
Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
David Whitten Smith
Understanding World Religions studies major worldviews in relation to justice and peace: Hindu, Buddhist, Muslim, Jewish, Christian, Marxist, and Native American. The Israeli-Palestinian conflict is given as a case study for how worldviews impact justice and peace. Further chapters explore Christian social teaching, liberation theologies, active nonviolence, and just war theory.