Religion & Peacebuilding: Bibliography

Academic resources

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed. Conflict Resolution, Culture, and Religion: Toward a Training Model of Interreligious Peacebuilding. Journal of Peace Research 38, no. 6 (2001).

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed. Nonviolence and Peace Building in Islam: Theory and Practice. Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, 2003.

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed. Unity in Diversity: Interfaith Dialogue in the Middle East. Mohammed Abu-Nimer, Amal Khoury, and Emily Welty. Washington DC: USIP Press, 2007.

Abu-Nimer, Mohammed and Muhammad Shafiq. Interfaith Dialogue: A Guide For Muslims. The International Institute of Islamic Thought, 2007.

Alger, Chadwick. Religion as a Peace Tool. Global Review of Ethnopolitics 1, no. 4 (2002): 94-109.

Appleby, Scott R. Ambivalence of the Sacred: Religion, Violence and Reconciliation. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield, 2000.

Appleby, Scott R. Disciples of the Prince of Peace? Christian Resources for Nonviolent Peacebuilding. In Beyond Violence: Religious Sources of Social Transformation in Judaism, Christianity and Islam, edited by James L. Heft. New York: Fordham University Press, 2004.

Appleby, Scott R. Religion and Global Affairs: Religious Militants for Peace. SAIS Review 18, no. 2 (1998): 38-44.

Appleby, Scott R. Religion as an Agent of Conflict Prevention and Resolution. In Turbulent Peace: The Challenges of Managing International Conflict, edited by Chester A. Crocker, Fen Osler Hampson, and Pamela Aall, 821-40. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 2001.

Arinze, Francis A. Religions for Peace: A Call for Solidarity to the Religions of the World. New York: Doubleday, 2002.

Bartoli, Andrea. Christianity and Peacebuilding. In Religion and Peacebuilding, edited by Harold G. Coward and Gordon S. Smith. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004.

Chappell, David W. Buddhist Peacework: Creating Cultures of Peace. Boston: Wisdom Publications, 1999.

Cobban, Helena. The Moral Architecture of World Peace. Charlottesville, VA: University of Virginia Press, 2000.

Coward, Harold, and Gordon S. Smith, eds. Religion and Peacebuilding. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2003.

Cox, Brian, and Daniel Philpott. Faith-Based Diplomacy: An Ancient Idea Newly Emergent. Review of Faith and International Affairs 1, no. 2 (2003): 31-40.

Denny, Frederick M., Islam and Peacebuilding. In Religion and Peacebuilding, edited by Harold G. Coward and Gordon S. Smith. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004.

Diklitch, Susan, and Heather Price. The Mennonite Central Committee (MCC) and Faith-Based NGO Aid to Africa. Development in Practice 14, no. 5 (2004).

Eboo, Patel and Patrice Brodeur, eds. Building the Interfaith Youth Movement: Beyond Action to Dialogue. Lanham, MD: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2006.

Frost, J. William. A History of Christian, Jewish, Hindu, Buddhist, and Muslim Perspectives on War and Peace 2. Lewiston, NY: Edwin Mellen Press, 2004.

Gamarra, Jefrey. Conflict, Post-Conflict and Religion: Adean Responses to New Religious Movement. Journal of Southern African Studies 26, no. 2 (2000).

Ghandi, Rajmohan. Hinduism and Peacebuilding. In Religion and Peacebuilding, edited by Harold G. Coward and Gordon S. Smith. Albany, NY: State University of New York Press, 2004.

Gopin, Marc. Between Eden and Armageddon: The Future of World Religions, Violence, and Peacemaking. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Gopin, Marc. Forgiveness as an Element of Conflict Resolution in Religious Cultures: Walking the Tightrope of Reconciliation and Justice. In Reconciliation, Coexistence, and Justice in Interethnic Conflicts: Theory and Practice, edited by Mohammed Abu-Nimer. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books, 2001.

Johnston, Douglas, ed. Faith-Based Diplomacy: Trumping Realpolitik. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2003.

Johnston, Douglas, and Cynthia Sampson, eds. Religion, the Missing Dimension of Statecraft. New York: Oxford University Press, 1994.

Joop T. V. M. de Jong, ed. Trauma, War and Violence: Public Mental Health in Socio-Cultural Context. New York: Kluwer Academic/Plenum Publishers, 2002.

Mische, Patricia M., and Melissa Merkling, eds. Toward a Global Civilization? The Contributions of Religions. New York: Peter Lang, 2001.

Musser, Donald W., and D. Dixon Sutherland. War or Words?: Interreligious Dialogue as an Instrument of Peace. Cleveland, OH: Pilgrim Press, 2005.

Philpott, Daniel. Explaining the Political Ambivalence of Religion. American Political Science Review 103, no. 3 (2007): 505-25.

Philpott, Daniel. Religion, Reconciliation, and Transitional Justice: The State of the Field. Social Science Research Council Working Paper, 2007.

Philpott, Daniel. "What Religion Brings to the Politics of Transitional Justice." Journal of International Affairs 61, no. 1 (2007): 93-110.

Pouligny, Béatrice, Simon Chesterman, and Albrecht Schnabel, eds. After Mass Crime: Rebuilding States and Communities. Tokyo: United Nations University Press. 2006.

Reychler, Luc. Religion and Conflict: Introduction: Towards a Religion of World Politics? International Journal of Peace Studies 2, no.1 (1997).

Schirch, Lisa. Ritual and Symbol in Peacebuilding. Bloomfield, CT: Kumarian Press, 2005.

Sampson, Cynthia, and John Paul Lederach, eds. From the Ground Up: Mennonite Contributions to International Peacebuilding. New York: Oxford University Press, 2000.

Sharma, Satish. Peace and Nonviolence in the Indian Religious Tradition. Peace Research: The Canadian Journal of Peace Studies 31, no. 1 (1999): 58-65.

Sikand, Yoginder. Peace, Dialogue, and Dawa: An Analysis of the Writings of Maulana Wahiduddin Khan. Islam and Muslim-Christian Relations 14, no. 1 (2003): 33-49.

Smith-Christopher, Daniel L., ed. Subverting Hatred: The Challenge of Nonviolence in Religious Tradition. Cambridge, MA: Boston Research Center for the 21st Century, 1998.

Ter Harr, Gerrie, and James J. Busuttil, eds. Bridge or Barrier: Religion, Violence, and Visions for Peace. Leiden: Brill Academic Publishers, 2004.

Thomas, Scott. The Global Resurgence of Religion and the Transformation of International Relations: The Struggle for the Soul of the Twenty-First Century. New York: Palgrave Macmillan, 2005.

Walshe, Peter A. The Role of Christianity in the Transition to Majority Rule in South

Africa. In Africa's Second Wave of Freedom, edited by Lyn Graybill and Kenneth

W. Thompson. Lanham, MD: University Press of America, 1998.

Weber, Thomas. Gandhi, Deep Ecology, Peace Research and Buddhist Economics. Journal of Peace Research 6, no. 3 (1999).

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Policy analysis and practitioner documents

Abu-Nimer, Mohamed, Amal Khoury, and Emily Welty. Unity in Diversity: Interfaith Dialogue in the Middle East. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2007.

Abu-Nimer, Mohamed, Barbara Hartford, Claudia Liebler, Susanna McIwaine, and Cynthia Sampson. Interfaith Peacebuilding Guide. United Religions Initiative, July 2004.

Bouta, Tsjeard, S. Ayse Kadayifci-Orellana, and Mohammed Abu-Nimer. Faith-Based Peace-Building: Mapping and Analysis of Christian, Muslim and Multi-Faith Actors. The Hgaue: Netherlands Institute of International Relations Clingendael, in cooperation with Salaam Institute for Peace and Justice, 2005.

Brahm, Eric. Religion and Peace. Beyond Intractability, 2005.

Conflict Transformation Working Group. Building Peace from the Ground Up: A Call to the UN for Stronger Collaboration with Civil Society. Conflict Transformation Working Group, 2002.

Dress, Tobi P. Designing a Peacebuilding Infrastructure: Taking a Systems Approach to the Prevention of Deadly Conflict. United Nations Non-Governmental Liaison Office, 2005.

Fetzko, Mark. Strategic Peacebuilding and Conflict Transformation: The Catholic Contribution to Peace. Beyond Intractability, 2006.

Garfinkel, Renee. What Works? Evaluating Interfaith Dialogue Programs. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, July 2004.

Landau, Yehezkel. Healing the Holy Land: Interreligious Peacebuilding in Israel/Palestine. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, August 2003.

Lederach, John Paul. Building Peace: Sustainable Reconciliation in Divided Societies. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1998.

Maynard, Kimberly. Role of Culture, Islam, Tradition in Community Driven Reconstruction: The International Rescue Committees Approach to Afghanistans National Solidarity Program. New York: International Rescue Committee, March 2007.

Mennonite Conciliation Service. Mediation Training Manual: Skills for Constructive Conflict Transformation. Akron, PA: Mennonite Conciliation Service, 1992.

Naber, Jonneke M.M., and Rob Watson, eds. Traditional African and Religious Approaches to Reconciliation. In African Faith-Based Communities: Advancing Justice and Reconciliation in Relation to the ICC. New York: World Conference of Religions for Peace, 2006.

Religions for Peace. The Kyoto Declaration on Confronting Violence and Advancing Shared Security. Religions of Peace Eighth World Assembly. August 2006.

Salam Institute for Peace and Justice. Muslim Peacebuilding Actors in the Balkans, Horn of Africa and the Great Lakes Region. Washington, DC: Salam Institute for Peace and Justice, May 2005.

Sampson, Cynthia. "Religion and Peacebuilding." In Peacemaking in International Conflict: Methods and Techniques, edited by I. William Zartman and J. Lewis Rasmussen, 273-316.Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace Press, 1997.

Smock, David R., ed. Interfaith Dialogue and Peacebuilding. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2002.

Smock, David R. Religion in World Affairs: Its Role in Conflict and Peace. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2008.

Smock, David R. Teaching about the Religious Other. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, Special Report 143. 2005.

Smock, David R., ed. When Religion Brings Peace, Not War. Washington, DC: United States Institute of Peace, 2006.

Titone, Julie. Business Contest Yields Peace Product Dividends. Peace Colloquy 8 (2005). The Joan B. Kroc Institute for International Peace Studies.

Van Tongeren, Paul, et al., eds. The Community of Saint Egidio in Mozambique. In People Building Peace II: Successful Stories of Civil Society. Boulder, CO: Lynne Rienner, 2005.

World Bank. Millennium Challenges for Development and Faith Institutions. Washington, DC: International Bank for Development and Reconstruction/ World Bank, 2003.

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American Friends Service Committee

American Jewish World Service

Bnai Brith

Buddhist Peace Fellowship

Catholic Relief Services

Center for Justice and Peacebuilding, Eastern Mennonite University

Community of SantEgidio

Ecumenical Peace Institute

Fellowship for Reconciliation

For the Common Good

Foundation for Interreligious Diplomacy

Hindu Aid

Interfaith Dialog Center

International Association for Religious Freedom

International Center for Religion and Diplomacy

Islamic Relief

Mennonite Central Committee

Muslim Hands

Pax Christi

People Building Peace

Ploughshares Institute

Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding

Tzu Chi Foundation

United States Institute of Peace Religion and Peacemaking Program

United Religions Initiative

Women, Faith and Development Alliance

World Conference on Religion for Peace (Religions for Peace)

World Congress of Faiths

World Vision

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