Laura Payne is a Research Associate at the Centre for Trust, Peace and Social Relations, Coventry University. She works with civil society groups, churches and mosques to identify forms of conflict prevention that build on local people’s existing capabilities and grounded understanding and blogs at www.allroadsout.com. Funding for the research that underpins this article was provided by the Economic and Social Research Council and the Making All Voices Count group.
Published in: TransformationCan religious groups help to prevent violent conflict?
When peace and violence are examined through a faith-based lens, a different set of factors come to the foreground.