Ritual & Religion


Ritual and Symbol in Peacebuilding. L. Schirch. CT: Kumarian Press, December 2004.


“Ritual In/As Peacebuilding” by L. Schirch in Wiley Blackwell Companion to Religion and Peace. Edited by Francesca Po et al. Forthcoming 2019.

“Ritual in an Age of Terror: From Trump to the Taliban” by L. Schirch in Living in Uncertain Times: A Transdisciplinary Approach to Trauma and Ritual. Edited by Jeltje Gordon-Lennox. Forthcoming, 2018.

“Interreligious Dialogue” by Lisa Schirch in The Warrior and the Pacifist. Edited by Lester Kurtz. New York: Routledge, 2018.

“Ritual and Symbol in Justice and Peacebuilding: Lessons from the Puhktoon Tribes on the Jirga.” L. Schirch. In Creating the Third Force: Indigenous Processes in Peacemaking. Edited by Hamdesa Tuso and Maureen P. Flaherty. London: Lexington Books. 2016.

“Ritual, Religion, and Peacebuilding” by L. Schirch in Oxford Handbook on Religion, Conflict, and Peacebuilding. Ed. Atalia Omer and R. Scott Appleby. Oxford University Press, 2014.

Women Transforming Patriarchy: Feminist Ritual as Peacebuilding. L. Schirch. Canadian Women’s Studies. Vol 22. No. 22.

“Ritual Reconciliation: Transforming Identity/Reframing Conflict” in Reconciliation, Coexistence, and Justice in Interethnic Conflicts: Theory and Practice. Ed. Mohammed Abu-Nimer. New York: Rowman and Littlefield Publishers, 2001.

“Becoming Strategic Doves in a Land of Hawks: Alternative Security through an Anabaptist Lens.” J. Daryl Byler and Lisa Schirch.  At Peace and Unafraid. Pennsylvania: Herald Press, November 2005.