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By Susan Brooks Thistlethwaite

Interfaith simply Peacemaking is a amassed paintings by means of 27 Jewish, Muslim and Christian students and spiritual leaders at the ten 'practice norms' of the peacemaking paradigm known as 'Just Peace.'Just Peace concept, just like the paradigm it so much resembles, simply struggle conception, is a listing of particular practices which are utilized to concrete contexts.

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Muslims already have the values and principles in both their religion and their daily practice to adopt nonviolent action as tools to fight injustice. 40 Support Nonviolent Direct Action O 23 Islamic Principles and Values of Nonviolent Direct Action In an Islamic context, there are many specific principles and values that directly relate and allow the implementation of an effective nonviolent resistance strategy. The following section will explore only some of them. Steadfastness (somud): There is no doubt somud and its associated values are derived from Muslim cultural and religious context.

Gerard Manion (Collegeville, MN: Liturgical Press, 2008), 132. 12. Drew Christiansen, “Catholic Peacemaking, 1991–2005: The Legacy of Pope John Paul II,” The Review of Faith and International Affairs 4, no. 2 (Fall 2006): 115. 28 O Interfaith Just Peacemaking 13. , Vatican Council II: Constitutions, Decrees and Declarations (Northport, NY: Costello, 1996), no. 78. 14. In Catholic Social Teaching, 1891–Present: A Historical, Theological, and Ethical Analysis (Washington, DC: Georgetown University Press, 2002), Charles Curran directs researchers to the World Day of Peace messages corpus as the best means of understanding developments in Catholic ethics on war and peace.

50 26 O Interfaith Just Peacemaking Islam as a religion and tradition has a set of values, beliefs, and strategies that facilitate nonviolent resistance and peacebuilding. It is up to scholars, policy makers, and activists to utilize or practice these principles and strategies when dealing with intracommunity and intercommunity conflicts. Obviously there are forces, conditions, and factors that will obstruct and challenge any agent of change from applying these principles to resolve concrete problems (poverty, state-sponsored terrorism, domestic violence, basic human rights violations) in Muslim societies.

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