Into Full Flower: Making Peace Cultures Happen by Elise BouldingInto Full Flower: Making Peace Cultures Happen by Elise Boulding

Into Full Flower: Making Peace Cultures Happen

byElise Boulding, Daisaku Ikeda

Paperback | March 1, 2010

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Through these 15 intimate conversations, Elise Boulding, an American Quaker, and Daisaku Ikeda, a Japanese Buddhist, reveal that while journeys in peace may build from vastly divergent locales and traditions, shared wisdom grows from an unwavering commitment to a better world. Throughout the book, they explore the dynamic qualities of peace cultures, including peace building as a continuum from the family to global institutions, the valuing of women’s contributions at all levels of society, and education as a holistic, lifelong process. Unique in their fresh connections between Buddhist humanism and a Quaker vision of peace, the conversations enable readers to understand peace and peacemaking not as abstract concepts, but as attitudes and practices that inform every aspect of human life.

Elise Boulding was a professor of sociology emerita at Dartmouth College, where she developed the nation’s first peace studies program. She served on the board of the United Nations University and the International Jury of the UNESCO Prize for Peace. She was the author of Building a Global Civic Future, Cultures of Peace: The Hidden Si...
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Title:Into Full Flower: Making Peace Cultures HappenFormat:PaperbackDimensions:184 pages, 8.5 × 5.5 × 0.5 inPublished:March 1, 2010Publisher:Ikeda CenterLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:188791708X

ISBN - 13:9781887917087

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“This book is a wonderful encapsulation of so much of what is important and necessary to transform our present global war culture into one of peace, sustainability, and hope. In this series of dialogues, Daisaku Ikeda and Elise Boulding share with readers their rich wisdom, based on their lifetimes of studying, speaking, and writing of the importance of a sea change in our values.”  —Mary Lee Morrison, founding director, Pax Educare, Inc., and author, Elise Boulding: A Life in the Cause of Peace