Glossary of words used in this issue

ReconciliationChristian Distinctiveness

conflict 

a serious disagreement or argument, or even an armed struggle. Conflict is caused when two or more people or groups have, or think they have, different views or goals 

guerrilla 

person in an independent armed force 

mediator 

a person or organisation who facilitates discussion and reconciliation between people or groups in conflict 

negotiate 

to try to come to agreement about something through discussion 

psychological 

relating to the mind or emotions 

reconciliation 

the restoration of relationships 

restoration

rebuilding something that has been damaged trauma a physical or emotional wound that creates lasting damage