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A PASSAGE TO PEACE

Yalman Nur

Oprawa:
MIĘKKA

Wydawca:
Bloomsbury Publishing (UK)

ISBN:
9781845119232

92,35 PLN
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Opis produktu

Daisaku is an author leading Buddhist thinker activist and advocate for global peace.Nur Yalman is Professor of Social Anthropology at Harvard University and author of the classic anthropological text Under the Bo Tree: Studies in Caste Kinship and Marriage in the Interior of Ceylon (1967). Daisaku Ikeda is President of Soka Gakkai International and the author of over 80 books on Buddhist themes.The seas do not separate us: rather they bring us closer together. Daisaku Ikedas opening words to this consistently wideranging dialogue set the scene for what follows. For the theme of the book is that of the meeting of minds that follows interaction between peoples who might be geographically distant but who share much in common. Reflecting on his memories of standing on the shores of the Bosphorus gazing at the adjacent coastlines of Europe and Asia Ikeda explores the symbol of diversity represented by the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul. The city in which his interlocutor distinguished social anthropologist Nur Yalman grew up remains an icon of ethnic plurality. This reflection leads the authors towards lively exploration of the customs and cultural mores shared by Japan and Turkey: two countries which historically stand at opposite ends of the great trading route that was the Silk Road but which have old traditions of reciprocity and friendship.At the heart of this book lies these two mens mutual commitment to what they characterise as soft peace or the attempt to resolve conflict through empathic engagement with those who hold alternative views.Touching on such vital themes as interreligious dialogue education the environment and those common aspects of humanity which all persons share A Passage to Peace represents an inspiring contribution to the modern discourse on ethics peace studies and religion.Deals with the meeting of minds that follows interaction between peoples who might be geographically distant but who share much in common. This book explores the symbol of diversity represented by the cosmopolitan city of Istanbul. It covers such themes as interreligious dialogue education and the environment.Preface Daisaku IkedaPreface Nur YalmanDialogueAppendix 1Appendix 2GlossaryIndexGB

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