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"Islam" means peace
Amitabh Pal

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"Islam" means peace
understanding the Muslim principle of nonviolence today
Amitabh Pal

Published 2011 by Praeger, an imprint of ABC-CLIO in Santa Barbara, Calif .
Written in English.

Table of Contents

Introduction
Inspiration at the roots : sources of nonviolence in Islam
At the point of a sword? how Islam actually spread
Ignored for no fault of theirs : the Sufis and other pacifist Muslim sects
Jihad is not war : grappling with the most controversial aspect of Islam
A most improbable tale : nonviolence among the Pashtuns of Pakistan
Following in the Mahatma's footsteps : Muslim Gandhians
A refusal to cooperate : the struggle of the Kosovar Albanians
Not just a land of conflict : nonviolence in the Middle East
Struggling against heavy odds : Palestinians and nonviolence
To topple dictators without force : peaceful protest in modern South Asia
Conclusion.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
297.5/697
Library of Congress
BP190.5.V56 P35 2011eb

The Physical Object

Format
[electronic resource] :
Pagination
1 online resource (276 p.)
Number of pages
276

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL25567931M
Internet Archive
islammeanspeaceu00pala
ISBN 13
9780313382901, 9780313382918
OCLC/WorldCat
844052204

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