Building Peace in the 21st Century: War, Jihad, and Reconciliation

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Building Peace in the 21st Century: War, Jihad, and Reconciliation

Time: January 14, 2014 from 7pm to 8pm
Location: Salt Lake Library - Sweet Branch
Street: 455 F Street (9th Avenue)
City/Town: Salt Lake City, UT
Website or Map: http://humanrights.utah.edu/e…
Phone: 801-581-5966
Event Type: discussion
Organized By: Aleta Tew
Latest Activity: Jan 9, 2014

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The entanglement of religion with political conflict has obviously been a profound challenge to the international order over the past two decades.  Can we creatively address these conflicts and even find common ground and resources for peace building in religion? 

The discussion leader is “Dr. Dave" Derezotes, Professor of Social Work and Director of the Peace and Conflict Studies Program at the University of Utah, recently published a new textbook on the use of dialogue in conflict transformation.  He also facilitates dialogues on campus and in the community.

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