Religion, Dialogue, and Non-Violent Actions in Palestinian-Israeli Conflict

  • Mohammed Abu-Nimer

DOI: 10.1023/B:IJPS.0000019615.61483.c7

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Abu-Nimer, M. International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society (2004) 17: 491. doi:10.1023/B:IJPS.0000019615.61483.c7


This article examines the potential constructive role that religious peace builders can play in contributing to Palestinian-Israeli reconciliation and peace. An interfaith setting is a space in which believers from various faith groups come together to explore not only their similarities and differences, but also how they can promote peace in the harsh reality of violence. In such encounters, there is a wide range of interfaith dialogue activities and possibilities that can be deployed. Based on applied training and interfaith dialogue workshops and experiences, this article proposes a framework for conducting interfaith dialogue among Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Palestine and Israel.

Interfaith dialogue reconciliation nonviolence religiocentrism religiorelativism religion and peace process Rabbis for Human Rights 

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© Human Sciences Press, Inc. 2004

Authors and Affiliations

  • Mohammed Abu-Nimer
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  1. 1.School of International Service, International Peace and Conflict Resolution ProgramAmerican University

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