Chapter

On Vocation

John Paul Lederach

in The Moral Imagination

Published in print February 2005 | ISBN: 9780195174540
Published online April 2005 | e-ISBN: 9780199835409 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/0195174542.003.0014
 On Vocation

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This chapter argues that the whole of peacebuilding could be summed up as finding and building voice. The journey toward change that people make requires more than a strategy of good ideas or technique. Fundamentally, it requires a willingness to risk and great vulnerability. They are stepping into the unknown, into the mystery of risk. The journey of voice finds its source at the level of life and vocation.

Keywords: peacebuilding; risk; conflict resolution; voice

Chapter.  3267 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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