Friday, 01 July 2011 13:37

ISLAMIC PEACEFUL-ACTION: An Approach to Justice & Freedom in Muslim Societies

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The energy required for transforming Muslim thinking and action must arise from within Islam itself. Jihad is one of Islam’s most potent concepts having a complex history and tradition. The challenging task of re-conceptualizing Jihad is a matter of great urgency. Islamic Peaceful-Action is offered in humility and with an awareness of its possible perceived inadequacy among many Muslims. This is a sketch demanding more refined comprehensive treatment, and testing in different Muslim societies. Yet there is utility in this example of re-conceptualization if it helps to provoke other attempts at re-appropriating critical concepts. And God knows best......... Download the full article in pdf attachment (below)

 

Karim Crow

Karim Douglas Crow is a Principal Research Fellow at IAIS Malaysia.