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Searching for a King : Muslim nonviolence and the future of Islam

Author: Jeffry R Halverson
Publisher: Washington, D.C. : Potomac Books, 2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Explores the lives and teachings of Muslim scholars and activists who champion nonviolent interpretations of Islam, including Jawdat Saeed (Syria), Wahiduddin Khan (India), Grand Ayatollah Muhammad Shirazi (Iraq), Mahmoud Muhammad Taha (Sudan), and Abdul Ghaffar Khan (Afghanistan/Pakistan).
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeffry R Halverson
ISBN: 9781612344690 1612344690 9781612344706 1612344704
OCLC Number: 773023742
Description: xiv, 173 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: Jihad and the book --
False promise --
Nonviolence --
The chieftain --
The philosopher --
The martyr --
The cleric --
The ascetic --
Microfinance --
Women's education --
Jihad without swords.
Responsibility: Jeffry R. Halverson.

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At a time when violent images of the Muslim world dominate our headlines, Western audiences are growing increasingly interested in a different picture of Islam, specifically the idea of Muslim  Read more...

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