From UN Safe Havens to Sacred Spaces: Contributions of Religious Sodalities to Peace Building and Reconciliation in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina

@article{Goodwin2003FromUS,
  title={From UN Safe Havens to Sacred Spaces: Contributions of Religious Sodalities to Peace Building and Reconciliation in Post-War Bosnia and Herzegovina},
  author={Stephen R. Goodwin},
  journal={Studies in World Christianity},
  year={2003},
  volume={9},
  pages={171-188}
}
Bosnian academic Muhammed Filipovic has astutely remarked, ‘Literature has caused more evil to Bosnia than all the occupational armies’ (Murvar, 1989: 141). His prescient comment draws back the curtain on the Balkan mythic consciousness, revealing a side to recent conflicts little known in Western Europe and the Americas. A closer look at the religio-mythical elements of the conflict reveals the intrinsic relationship religion has to national identity formation and differentiation, and provides… Expand
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