From the Spiritual to the Political
Understanding Peace Holistically: From the Spiritual to the Political argues that spiritually rooted and morally oriented peacefulness is relevant to the socio-economic–political structures that provide the conditions for a culture of peace. As the authors build up a theory of peace from the spiritual to the relational and communal towards the socio-political, this book also identifies key principles that characterise international and institutional processes that nurture peace. The holistic conception of peace developed in this book may guide and inspire individuals, institutions, and international organisations with regards to how to make peace.
Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data
Names: Gill, Scherto, author. | Thomson, Garrett, author.
Title: Understanding peace holistically: from the spiritual to the political /Scherto Gill and Garrett Thomson.
Description: New York: Peter Lang, 2019.
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Identifiers: LCCN 2017054195 | ISBN 978-1-4331-4598-8 (hardback: alk. paper)
ISBN 978-1-4331-5056-2 (ebook pdf) | ISBN 978-1-4331-5057-9 (epub)
ISBN 978-1-4331-5058-6 (mobi)
Subjects: Peace (Philosophy) | Peace.
Classification: LCC B105.P4 G55 2019 | DDC 172/.42—dc23
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