Chapter 1. Religion and Nonviolence
Advancing Nonviolence and Social Transformation - New Perspectives on Nonviolent Theories - Heather Eaton
Christopher Key Chapple [+]
Loyola Marymount University
Christopher Key Chapple is Doshi Professor of Indic and Comparative Theology and Director of the Master of Arts in Yoga Studies at Loyola Marymount University. A specialist in the Religions of India, he has published more than fifteen books on Yoga, Jainism, and Buddhism as well as on Asian religions and ecology. He edits the journal Worldviews: Global Religions, Culture, and Ecology (Brill). He serves on the advisory boards for the Ahimsa Center (Pomona), the Center for Jaina Studies (SOAS, London), and the Forum on Religion and Ecology (Yale).
This chapter offers a broad overview of various religions and nonviolence by Christopher Key Chapple, a scholar of Jainism and nonviolence.