Description - Shalom/Salaam/Peace by Constance A. Hammond
Conflict between the Israelis and the Palestinians has been ongoing since the creation of the state of Israel, a conflict revolving around land-ownership, water politics, human rights, and religious rights. 'Shalom/Salaam/Peace' examines the realities of life in contemporary Israel/Palestine, with its politics, wars, security wall, settlements and ongoing struggles. Having established the historical, scriptural and theological context behind the present situation, the book presents key figures who have promoted peace and justice and explores liberation theology as a way of bringing peace in Israel/Palestine. Combining the history of liberation theology with its lived reality in Israel/Palestine today, 'Shalom/Salaam/Peace' is an illuminating resource for students and scholars of politics and religion.
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(234mm x 156mm x mm)
Equinox Publishing Ltd
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Author Biography - Constance A. Hammond
Constance A. Hammond is an adjunct faculty member at Marylhurst University in Portland, Oregon, where she teaches a class on Israel/Palestine. She has also designed a six weeks class on Israel/Palestine for churches and other groups. Her degrees include a B.S. and M.Ed. from the University of Oregon, Eugene; an M.Div. from Harvard Divinity School, and a D.Min. from San Francisco Theological Seminary and she was ordained in the Episcopal Church as a Deacon in 1986 and as a priest in 1987.