Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation
Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics$
Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content.

Thomas Banchoff

Print publication date: 2008

Print ISBN-13: 9780195323405

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: January 2009

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.001.0001

Show Summary Details
Page of

PRINTED FROM OXFORD SCHOLARSHIP ONLINE (www.oxfordscholarship.com). (c) Copyright Oxford University Press, 2017. All Rights Reserved. Under the terms of the licence agreement, an individual user may print out a PDF of a single chapter of a monograph in OSO for personal use (for details see http://www.oxfordscholarship.com/page/privacy-policy).date: 17 December 2017

Peaceful Movements in the Muslim World

Peaceful Movements in the Muslim World

Chapter:
(p.229) 9 Peaceful Movements in the Muslim World
Source:
Religious Pluralism, Globalization, and World Politics
Author(s):

Thomas Michel, S. J.

Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195323405.003.0009

This chapter explores peacebuilding resources in the Muslim tradition. Media attention has centered on the activities of a violent Muslim minority; larger Islamic movements, dedicated to the principle of nonviolence, have garnered much less of the spotlight. This chapter examines three such movements in detail—their historical origins, ethical commitments, and social and political practices. Two of the movements, centered around the teachings of Said Nursi and Fethullah Gülen, have emphasized the importance of education, dialogue, and service to the poor as imperatives in a modern, globalizing world. A third movement, the Asian Muslim Action Network, pools resources and expertise across a range of local and national partners in the region.

Keywords:   Islam, Said Nursi, Fethullah Gülen, education, dialogue, globalization, nonviolence

Oxford Scholarship Online requires a subscription or purchase to access the full text of books within the service. Public users can however freely search the site and view the abstracts and keywords for each book and chapter.

Please, subscribe or login to access full text content.

If you think you should have access to this title, please contact your librarian.

To troubleshoot, please check our FAQs , and if you can't find the answer there, please contact us .