David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
This paper tries to explain the relationship between Muslims' problems and violence in the light of a clear distinction between Islam and Islamic political thought. This research emphasizes on the fact that Koran and Sunnah aim at guiding mankind to the right path of knowing and worshipping God; they are not political treatises; Islam could live without a Muslim State even before the instauration of the prophet's State; nowadays, millions of Muslims live under the rule of non Muslim governments or Muslim governments that do not enforce the Islamic law, yet Islam continues to flourish; hence, no Islamic political thought, albeit useful and justified at a certain time, place, or circumstances is to be sanctified because that will certainly lead to a political blockage which could yield violence.
|Keywords||Islam vioelnce Islamic thought|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library||
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
R. Jahanbegloo (2010). Is a Muslim Gandhi Possible?: Integrating Cultural and Religious Plurality in Islamic Traditions. Philosophy and Social Criticism 36 (3-4):309-323.
Hermann Landolt & Todd Lawson (eds.) (2005). Reason and Inspiration in Islam: Theology, Philosophy and Mysticism in Muslim Thought: Essays in Honour of Hermann Landolt. Distributed in the United States by St Martin's Press.
Asgharali Engineer (2011). The Prophet of Non-Violence: Spirit of Peace, Compassion & Universality in Islam. Vitasta Pub..
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr (1992). Islamization of Knowledge: A Critical Overview. International Institute of Islamic Thought.
Abā al-Khayl & Sulaymān ibn ʻAbd Allāh ibn Ḥammūd (2005). The Sources of the Islamic Religion and its Most Outstanding Merits and Virtues: This is Islam. Sulaiman Bin Abdullah Aba Al-Khail.
Abdulkader Tayob (2009). Religion in Modern Islamic Discourse. Columbia University Press.
Nadia Abu-Zahra (2000). Islamic History, Islamic Identity and the Reform of Islamic Law: The Thought of Husayn Ahmad Amin. In Ronald L. Nettler, Mohamed Mahmoud & John Cooper (eds.), Islam and Modernity: Muslim Intellectuals Respond. I. B. Tauris.
Tallal Alie Turfe (2004). Unity in Islam: Reflections and Insights. Tahrike Tarsile Qurʼan.
Masʻūd Maʻṣūmī (2001). Code of Ethics for Muslim Men and Women: According to the Fatāwā of Eight Marja' Taqlīd of the Shī'a World. Ansariyan Publications.
M. A. Cook (2000). Commanding Right and Forbidding Wrong in Islamic Thought. Cambridge University Press.
Andrew F. March, Sources of Moral Obligation to Non-Muslims in the Fiqh Al-Aqalliyyat (Jurisprudence of Muslim Minorities) Discourse.
M. A. Cook (2003). Forbidding Wrong in Islam: An Introduction. Cambridge University Press.
Ian Richard Netton (ed.) (2006). Islamic Philosophy and Theology: Critical Concepts in Islamic Thought. Routledge.
Added to index2011-08-03
Total downloads63 ( #34,578 of 1,696,463 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #183,308 of 1,696,463 )
How can I increase my downloads?