God Is the All-Peace, the All-Merciful

Mohamed Fathi Osman

in Beyond Violence

Published by Fordham University Press

Published in print June 2004 | ISBN: 9780823223336
Published online March 2011 | e-ISBN: 9780823236596 | DOI:

Series: Abrahamic Dialogues

God Is the All-Peace, the             All-Merciful

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This chapter presents a paper given at the international conference titled “Beyond Violence: Religious Sources for Social Transformation.” Starting with several quotes from the Qur'an, the paper discusses how resources for nonviolence are at the center of Islam, malpractice and misconceptions of jihad, the impact of colonization, problems in dealing with the sacred sources, and the challenges posed by various sociocultural factors for contemporary Muslims.

Keywords: conference; Beyond Violence; Muslims; Islam

Chapter.  6033 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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