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Dominic O’Sullivan

Introduction Christian public theology extends reconciliation beyond its principal sacramental concern for relationships between God and penitent to the construction of ‘socially just’ public relationships for the settlement of intranational conflict. Theologically, reconciliation brings

David Matz, Eric B. Vogel, Sandra Mattar and Haydee Montenegro

as a means of enhancing self-esteem. Kelman ( 1999 ) suggested that members of groups working towards reconciliation can develop a common “transcendent identity,” which compliments group identity rather than supplanting it; this new identity provides a means of overcoming the tendency to devalue

Arie Nadler

” and that self-categorization as a member in terms of this or that group is situationally determined. This unique view of social psychology of intergroup relations informs the following analysis of intergroup conflict and reconciliation. 2 Intergroup Conflict and Its Ending: The “Real Conflict” and

Sounding Religious, Sounding Queer

Finding Spaces of Reconciliation through Congregational Music

Yvette Taylor, Emily Falconer and Ria Snowdon

and ‘make space’ for complex, multiple identities to emerge. This paper takes this approach further to examine how music shapes and re-shapes tensions and resolutions of queer and religious identities, referred to throughout as ‘spaces of reconciliation’ for queer religious youth. The role of music

Nico Koopman

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2008 DOI: 10.1163/156973108X272630 Journal of Reformed Th eology 2 (2008) 28-39 www.brill.nl/jrt Th e Confession of Belhar 1986: A Guide for Justice, Reconciliation, and Unity 1 Nico Koopman Professor of Systematic Th eology and Ethics, University of Stellenbosch

Raymond Cohen

and property treaty is still being negotiated. The relationship itself, which is supposed to fulfil the prom- ise of reconciliation between Catholics and Jews, has been ambivalent, and marked by recurrent contro- versy. This article surveys the issues currently under negotiation. It argues that the

Timothy McKenry

Composers of art music in Australia have a history of appropriating Indigenous musical material with the aim of creating a distinctly Australian musical idiom. This attempt at manufacturing a sense of cultural identity has been done over many decades without any regard for the religious and social significance of the musical material in question. In addition to being insensitive to the cultural sensibilities of Indigenous Australians, these appropriations have often been characterised as a form of advocacy for Indigenous culture. The paternalistic mind-set represented by such characterisations has been one obstacle in the on-going process of reconciliation between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians. Through an examination of several significant pieces of Australian art music, this chapter explores how non-Indigenous Australian musicians are gradually changing their practice with regard to the musical materials of various Indigenous Australian peoples. By considering composers’ changing use of Indigenous music, the critical reception of such works, and the scholarly discourse that surrounds such interactions, this chapter posits that, increasingly, Australian composers are preferring collaboration over appropriation as not only a means of forgiveness and reconciliation between peoples, but also as a de rigueur ethical practice.

Hock, Klaus, Oegema, Gerbern S., Porter, Stanley E., Schlenke, Dorothee, Seybold, Klaus and Webster, John

[German Version] In comparison with expiation (I), reconciliation is defined more specifically; as a rule, its goal is to restore a personal relationship undermined by guilt or sin. In reconciliation we are dealing with a category rooted in the Judeo-Christian tradition that cannot be translated

Lalsangkima Pachuau

© Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2009 DOI: 10.1163/157338309X442290 Mission Studies 26 (2009) 49–63 brill.nl/mist Ethnic Identity and the Gospel of Reconciliation Lalsangkima Pachuau Director of Postgraduate Studies, Asbury Th eological Seminary, Wilmore, KY, USA Editor Mission Studies Abstract

Janine Natalya Clark

International Criminal Law Review 11 (2011) 241–261 © Koninklijke Brill NV, Leiden, 2011 DOI 10.1163/157181211X551390 brill.nl/icla International Criminal Law Review Transitional Justice, Truth and Reconciliation: An Under-Explored Relationship Janine Natalya Clark Lecturer, School of Politics