By Ellen Ott Marshall
Writing from quite a few contexts, the members to this quantity describe the ways in which clash and their efforts to interact it constructively form their paintings in study rooms and groups. each one bankruptcy starts off with a distinct adventure of conflict—a actual war of words, taking pictures and killing, ethnic violence, a hate crime, overt and covert racism, structural violence, interpersonal clash in a kin, and the marginalization of teenage. The authors hire quite a few theoretical and useful responses to clash, highlighting the function that religion, energy, and relationships play in strategies of transformation. As those academics and ministers have interaction clash constructively, they recommend novel ways towards instructing, education, care, unity, and advocacy. Their tales exhibit how clash can function a domain for optimistic swap and transformation.
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Extra resources for Conflict Transformation and Religion: Essays on Faith, Power, and Relationship
I only speak for these Rwandans here. We have heard the lament from the Congolese. And we acknowledge your pain. We repent for suffering continuing because of us in Rwanda. We repent for our silence as Rwandans regarding the suffering in Congo. We have no excuse. We ask for forgiveness. ” He sat down, and there was utter silence. In that silence, Wilfred said, an image came to him of something I had said in plenary that morning: to be a reconciler is to be a bridge, and bridges get walked on from both sides.
They all carried great influence in their contexts—pastors, bishops and church leaders, NGO directors and staff, grassroots practitioners, faculty and leaders from universities and seminaries, and a few government officials. After drawing from Jeremiah to describe the biblical discipline of lament—of seeing and naming brokenness—the Congolese teacher began to name his own lamentations candidly. Quoting from Jeremiah, “You planted the wicked and they are taking root,” he then described in concrete terms how Christians were contributing to serious problems in the region.
In the story of Scripture, God constantly expands the “we” of God’s people, challenging and exploding their understanding of who “my people” are (Greek and Jew, slave and free, male and female, rich and poor). This “new we” is a place of dying to siloed relationships and interests and being raised into a new reality. 10 Make no mistake: this involves intense and complex organizational work. Yet this “new we” is the most critical metaphor guiding our conviction about what conflict transformation is and requires, and is a constant reference point in the institute.