Nonviolence and peace building in Islam : theory and practice

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Main Author: Abu-Nimer, Mohammed, 1962-
Published: Gainesville, FL: University Press of Florida, c2003.


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Item Description:Contents: pt. I. Peace building and nonviolence in Islamic religion and culture : a theoretical framework. The study of Islam, nonviolence, and peace ; Islamic principles of nonviolence and peace building : a framework -- pt. II. Social, political, and cultural applications of nonviolent strategies in Muslim communities. Peace building and nonviolence in a sociocultural context : traditional Arab-Muslim mechanisms for dispute resolution ; Nonviolent peace-building initiatives in Arab-Muslim communities : myths and obstacles in a training framework ; Peace building and nonviolent political movements in Arab-Muslim communities : a case study of the Palestinian Intifada ; Conclusion.
Physical Description:viii, 233 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references (p. [213]-228) and index.
ISBN:0813025958 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780813025957 (cloth : alk. paper)