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Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking in Islam

Theory and Practice

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  • Draws directly from Islam's primary sources: the Quran, Hadith, and Sirah
  • Offers authentic insights and practical guidance on conflict resolution and peacemaking from an Islamic perspective
  • Explores theoretical aspects of conflict resolution whilst delving into the practical applications of Islamic teachings
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About this book

The book explores Islamic perspectives on conflict resolution and peacemaking. It delves into key topics such as the principles of Islamic conflict resolution, historical examples of peaceful resolutions, and contemporary challenges faced by Muslim societies. By addressing these topics, the book aims to provide insight into Islamic teachings and practices that can contribute to building bridges and fostering peace in diverse contexts. The book is important and relevant due to the increasing need for understanding and promoting peaceful resolutions in today's world, particularly in regions influenced by Islam. It offers a comprehensive examination of the principles and methods of conflict resolution within an Islamic framework, shedding light on the rich history of peacemaking within Muslim societies. By highlighting Islamic perspectives on peace, the book aims to bridge cultural divides and foster dialogue, promoting a greater understanding and appreciation of the contributions Islam can make to conflict resolution. The book seeks to address the prevalent misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding Islam's approach to conflict resolution. It aims to challenge the notion that Islam is inherently associated with violence or lack of peaceful solutions. By presenting authentic Islamic teachings and historical examples of peaceful resolutions, the book endeavours to contribute to a more nuanced and accurate understanding of Islam's role in promoting conflict resolution and peacemaking. It offers readers an opportunity to explore Islamic perspectives on resolving conflicts, encouraging dialogue, and cultivating a more peaceful world.


Table of contents (7 chapters)

Authors and Affiliations

  • Melbourne, Australia

    Harris Sadik Kirazli

About the author

H. Sadik Kirazli holds a PhD in Islamic Studies from the University of Melbourne, Australia. His research spans broadly Islamic politics and conflict resolution, Muslim societies, and the issues related to Muslims in other socio-political contexts. both in thought and practice.

Bibliographic Information

  • Book Title: Conflict Resolution and Peacemaking in Islam

  • Book Subtitle: Theory and Practice

  • Authors: Harris Sadik Kirazli

  • Series Title: Palgrave Series in Islamic Theology, Law, and History

  • DOI:

  • Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan Cham

  • eBook Packages: Religion and Philosophy, Philosophy and Religion (R0)

  • Copyright Information: The Editor(s) (if applicable) and The Author(s), under exclusive license to Springer Nature Switzerland AG 2024

  • Hardcover ISBN: 978-3-031-53926-8Published: 28 May 2024

  • Softcover ISBN: 978-3-031-53929-9Due: 11 June 2025

  • eBook ISBN: 978-3-031-53927-5Published: 26 May 2024

  • Series ISSN: 2945-669X

  • Series E-ISSN: 2945-6703

  • Edition Number: 1

  • Number of Pages: XII, 238

  • Number of Illustrations: 2 b/w illustrations, 1 illustrations in colour

  • Topics: Islamic Theology, Islam, International Relations

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