War or Words?War Or Words?
Donald W. Musser & D. Dixon Sutherland, editors
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Expertly compiled and co-edited by Donald W. Musser (Hal S. Marchman Professor of Civic and Social Responsibility and Professor Religious Studies at Stetson University Stetson University is a private, co-educational, liberal arts university that consistently earns high rankings in national college guides. In the 2007 U.S. News and World Report guide, Stetson ranks 2nd (tied with Elon) in the category of Southern Masters-granting institutions.. ) and D. Dixon Sutherland (Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Institute of Christian Ethics at Stetson University), War Or Words?: Interreligious Dialogue As An Instrument Of Peace is an anthology of essays largely drawn from a series of lectures and discussions on the theme of "Peace, Violence, and Religion" which took place at Stetson University in DeLand, Florida DeLand is the county seat of Volusia County, Florida. In 2006, the U.S. Census Bureau estimated DeLand's population to be 24,375. It is part of the Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormond Beach, Florida Metropolitan Statistical Area, which had an estimated population of 436,575 . The central theme is that any possibility of a lasting global peace depends upon dialogue between diverse and often competing religions. The articulate and knowledgeable contributors deftly deft
adj. deft·er, deft·est
Quick and skillful; adroit. See Synonyms at dexterous.
[Middle English, gentle, humble, variant of dafte, foolish; see daft. explore the contexts of religious dialogue and the promise that such discussions can and will bring about a more peaceful world Peaceful World is a double-LP by rock band The Rascals, which was released in 1971. In August of 1970, Eddie Brigati left the band, and guitarist Gene Cornish left the following month. as competing interests would no longer be able to cloak their political and economic agendas behind religiously intolerant in·tol·er·ant
Not tolerant, especially:
a. Unwilling to tolerate differences in opinions, practices, or beliefs, especially religious beliefs.
b. dogmas or clergy advocated sectarian sec·tar·i·an
1. Of, relating to, or characteristic of a sect.
2. Adhering or confined to the dogmatic limits of a sect or denomination; partisan.
3. Narrow-minded; parochial.
1. policies of deliberate violence. War Or Words? is invaluable reading which is especially recommended to the attention of clergy, governmental officials, and non-specialist general readers with an interest in establishing and maintaining peace in the world.