Author Brian Cox Emphasizes ‘Faith-Based Diplomacy’

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New book focuses on bringing together religion, politics in strategic political realm

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['Faith-Based Diplomacy' is] a must read for policymakers, diplomats, religious, political and military leaders and national security professionals.

Author Brian Cox believes that the fundamental change in the 21st century security environment calls for a new paradigm to address national security concerns. For him, this paradigm must acknowledge the cultural and historical factors at the heart of many identity-based conflicts and advance the role of nation-states in resolving them. Cox calls this emerging paradigm “Faith–Based Diplomacy” (published by Xlibris).

This book focuses on bringing together religion and politics in the strategic political realm in the work of peacemaking and reconciliation. It presents the principles, methodologies and applications of a unique form of track two diplomacy needed in the 21st century security environment. It is informed by Cox’s 25 years of experience in some of the world’s roughest neighborhoods, including East Central Europe and the Balkans, Sudan, Kashmir and the Middle East.

“Faith–Based Diplomacy” is a must read for policymakers, diplomats, religious, political and military leaders and national security professionals. It is also a clarion call for those next generation faith-based diplomats who aspire to dedicate their lives to reconciliation and peacemaking in the strategic political realm.

“Faith–Based Diplomacy”
By Brian Cox
Hardcover | 6 x 9in | 394 pages | ISBN 9781503550919
Softcover | 6 x 9in | 394 pages | ISBN 9781503550926
E-Book | 394 pages | ISBN 9781503550933
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Canon Brian Cox is an ordained Episcopal priest and a trained professional in conflict resolution who serves as a pastor, a senior official of a Washington, DC-based non-government organization and as a director of an academic program devoted to faith-based diplomacy. He was born in Chicago, Illinois. He received his BS in Geological Sciences at the University of Southern California in Los Angeles and his Master of Divinity degree from the Episcopal Divinity School in Cambridge, Massachusetts. He received a Master of Dispute Resolution degree from Pepperdine University School of Law in Malibu, California. He and his wife Ann live in Santa Barbara, California and have two grown and married children and three grandchildren.

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