The Idea of Peace in the Qur’an

Posted: August 20, 2016 in Muslim Views

Islam is Peace

Juan Cole is the Richard P. Mitchell Collegiate Professor of History at the University of Michigan and the 2016 Chair in Countries and Cultures of the South at The John W. Kluge Center. The author or editor of more than 10 books on the Middle East, at the Library of Congress he is researching a forthcoming book project titled, “The Idea of Peace in the Qur’an.”

Despite the few irregularities with standard Islamic philosophy, the framework is appreciated and praised.. “Peaceful” Islam is widely and typically lost in translation, even among contemporary Arab-Speakers, who generally can’t taste, realize or explain the true depth of a nomadic language that was based on oral, symbolic and closed-epistemic-environment..

Adding to this few Arabic-Characteristics, which make both translation an interpretation a tough task, not only by insufficient bilingual Islamic-academics, but also by the tricky linguistic nature of poetry and plural definitions.. 


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