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By Anna Halafoff

This publication records the ultramodern upward thrust of the multifaith stream, as mulitfaith tasks were more and more deployed as cosmopolitan recommendations to counter worldwide dangers corresponding to terrorism and weather switch 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 best figures within the box of multifaith family, together with Paul Knitter, Eboo Patel, Marcus Braybrooke, Katherine Marshall, John Voll and Krista Tippett.


Identifying the main goals of the multifaith move, the research explores the benefits—and challenges—of multifaith engagement, in addition to the effectiveness of multifaith tasks in countering the method of radicalization. development on notions of cosmopolitanism, the paintings proposes a brand new theoretical framework termed ‘Netpeace’, which acknowledges the interconnectedness of worldwide difficulties and their recommendations. In doing so, it recognizes the skill of multi-actor peacebuilding networks, together with non secular and nation actors, to deal with the urgent dilemmas of our instances. the first purpose of the booklet is to aid within the formation of recent types of activism and governance, based on a ‘politics of realizing’ modeled by way of the multifaith movement.

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