Islamic Peacemaking in Dialogue and in Practice

INTRODUCTION A large majority of Muslim scholars, religious leaders, NGOs, and governments denounce religiously-motivated violence and they condemn and detest the abuse of their religion. Evidence of this can be seen in Muslim leaders’ widespread condemnation of terrorism and religiously motivated violence around the world. With the rise of radicalism and unprecedented conflicts in Muslim-majority countries, paradoxically, the world has witnessed astonishing efforts of many Muslim organizations and leaders to promote more frequent and effective dialogues to enhance mutual understanding and create practical steps to improve relations. Efforts are also underway in many places to vigorously educate Muslim youth about the core Islamic … Continue reading Islamic Peacemaking in Dialogue and in Practice