Vincent Moolan Kurian
Beyond Interreligious Tolerance
Mahatma Gandhi – Pioneer of Faith-Based Active Non-Violence as a Response to Oppression and Communal Violence
Ethik in Forschung und Praxis, Band 15
Hamburg 2014, 444 Seiten
ISBN 978-3-8300-7654-4 (Print), ISBN 978-3-339-07654-0 (eBook)
Ahimsa, Catholic Church, Christentum, Christianity, Consensual Violence, Dialogue, Gewalt, Gewaltlosigkeit, India, Indien, Interreligiöse Toleranz, Interreligious Tolerance, Mahatma Gandhi, Moraltheologie, Moral Theology, Non-violence, Oppression, Pioneer of Active Non-Violence, Satyagraha, Unterdrückung
This book is an exploration of the life and message of Mahatma Gandhi, “the apostle of non-violence“. It is not merely an academic study, but reflects people’s genuine thirst for searching authentic freedom in a world where inhuman, irreligious and unchristian spirit prevails. The spirit and vision of Mahatma Gandhi, the great son of Arsha-Bharata, who gave his life for tolerance and non-violence, and who treated all religions with the same spirit of respect and tolerance, will inspire the readers to motivate themselves for achieving harmony and unity in today’s world.
About the author
Vincent Moolan Kurian, a catholic Priest belonging to the Order of the Discalced Carmelites (OCD), born in 1968 in Kerala/India, studied philosophy and theology in Kerala and Karnataka respectively. After pastoral and administrative activities in Kerala, he came to Germany in September 2001. Together with his responsibilitiy as Parish Priest and as Coordinating Parish Priest in the Diocese of Würzburg, he gained his Doctorate in Theology from the Julius Maximilians-Universität, Würzburg, Germany in 2013.
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