Peace Talks Who Will Listen

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In his Complaint of Peace, the great sixteenth-century humanist Erasmus allows Peace to talk. Peace speaks as a plaintiff, protesting her shabby treatment at the hands of humankind and our ever-ready inclination to launch wars. Against this lure of warfare, Erasmus pits the higher task of peace-building, which can only succeed through the cultivation of justice and respect for all human life. First articulated in 1517, the complaint of Peace has echoed through subsequent centuries and down to our age - an age convulsed by ...

Peace Talks Who Will Listen 2004, University of Notre Dame Press

ISBN-13: 9780268025694

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Peace Talks Who Will Listen 2004, University of Notre Dame Press

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