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Peace and Violence in the Qu’ran

Course Level-Format:   undergraduate
Instructor: Shalahudin Kafrawi
Institution: Hobart and William Smith Colleges

Course Term: Spring
Course Year: 2011


A 2011 course by Shalahudin Kafrawi at Hobart and William Smith Colleges “discusses Qur’anic views regarding the meaning of Islam and Qur’anic treatment of various forms of peace including liberation, justice, equality, submission, freedom, and tolerance, as well as those of violence including war, self-defense, killing, suicide, sacrifice, and punishment” with attention to historical origins of teachings and contemporary issues.