By Anna Halafoff
This publication records the ultramodern upward push of the multifaith stream, as mulitfaith projects were more and more deployed as cosmopolitan suggestions to counter international dangers comparable to terrorism and weather swap on the flip of the 21st century. those tasks goal to augment universal protection, really in Western societies following the occasions of September eleven, 2001 and the July 2005 London bombings, the place multifaith engagement has been promoted as a method to counter violent extremism. the writer attracts on interviews with fifty six prime figures within the box of multifaith kin, together with Paul Knitter, Eboo Patel, Marcus Braybrooke, Katherine Marshall, John Voll and Krista Tippett.
Identifying the primary goals of the multifaith stream, the research explores the benefits―and challenges―of multifaith engagement, in addition to the effectiveness of multifaith tasks in countering the method of radicalization. construction on notions of cosmopolitanism, the paintings proposes a brand new theoretical framework termed ‘Netpeace’, which acknowledges the interconnectedness of world difficulties and their options. In doing so, it recognizes the capability of multi-actor peacebuilding networks, together with non secular and country actors, to handle the urgent dilemmas of our occasions. the first purpose of the e-book is to aid within the formation of latest types of activism and governance, based on a ‘politics of realizing’ modeled through the multifaith movement.
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