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Riordan, Patrick (2012) The Language of Politics and the Language of the Cross. In: Clements, Jane, (ed.) Talking of Conflict. Christian Reflections in the Context of Israel and Palestine. Kibworth Beauchamp, Leicestershire: Matador, pp. 64-85. [Book section]

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Abstract

Politics, as a way of managing conflict without recourse to coercive force, presupposes a willingness on the part of participants to forego insistence on getting their own way. The Christian symbol of the Cross speaks of the human values presupposed in the human achievement of politics.

Item Type: Book section
Keywords: Conflict Politics Cross
Department: Philosophy
Depositing User: Dr Patrick Riordan
Date Deposited: 07 Feb 2012 07:32
Last Modified: 21 Feb 2012 21:15
URI: http://publications.heythrop.ac.uk/id/eprint/1377

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