9780800663179

Occupied with Nonviolence : A Palestinian Woman Speaks

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  • ISBN13:

    9780800663179

  • ISBN10:

    0800663179

  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 8/1/2008
  • Publisher: Augsburg Fortress Pub

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Summary

"Occupied with Nonviolence brings home the pain and central convictions that animate Christian nonviolence and activity today. Here Jean Zaru vividly paints the complex realities faced by all parties in Palestine - Jews, Muslims and Christians, Israelis and Palestinians, women and men. Yet even as Zaru names the common misunderstandings of the history, present situation, and current policies of the parties there, she vividly articulates an alternative: a religiously motivated nonviolent path to peace and justice in the world's most troubled region."--BOOK JACKET.

Author Biography

Jean Zaru is Presiding Clerk of the Friends Meeting House in Ramallah, outside of Jerusalem.

Table of Contents

Illustrationsp. ix
Forewordp. xi
Editor's Introductionp. xix
Author's Acknowledgmentsp. xxiii
What Life Do I Lead?p. 1
Al Nakba, the Catastrophep. 21
Human Rightsp. 29
Jerusalem: Al-Quds, the Holyp. 39
Violencep. 55
Nonviolencep. 67
War, Peace, and Justice: Lamentations and Affirmationsp. 81
What I Owe My Muslim Neighborp. 95
Solidarity with Womenp. 105
Neighborsp. 117
Notesp. 131
Resources and Sourcesp. 135
About the Authorp. 143
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