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Occupied with Nonviolence

A Palestinian Woman Speaks

Jean Zaru, Diane L. Eck (Editor), Marla Schrader (Editor)


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Jean Zaru, the longtime activist andQuaker leader from Ramallah, herebrings home the pain and centralconvictions that animate Christiannonviolence and activity today.

Zaru vividly paints the complex realitiesfaced by all parties in Palestine - Jewsand Muslims and Christians, Israelisand Palestinians, women and men. Yeteven as Zaru eloquently names thecommon misunderstandings of thehistory, present situation, and currentpolicies of the parties there, she vividlyarticulates an alternative: a religiouslymotivated nonviolent path to peaceand justice in the world's most troubledregion.

Augsburg Fortress Publishing, 9780800663179, 172pp.

Publication Date: August 1, 2008