Ethics of Peaceful Co-Existence: The Case of Said Nursi

The Case of Said Nursi

  • Muhammad Farooq Abdullah Interfaith Studies, Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
  • Zafar Iqbal Allama Iqbal Open University, Islamabad
Keywords: Peace, Religion, Violence, Muslim World, Militancy, Islamic Ethics

Abstract

This research looks into the ethics of Peaceful Coexistence as defined by the late Muslim philosopher Bediuzzaman Said Nursi. It analyses how Bediüzzaman Said Nursi's nonviolent ethics, which are founded on the Qur'an, could be useful in finding answers to the worldwide problem of violence, especially as it is encountered in the modern world. First and foremost, it aspires to add to the growing body of work in the field of Islamic ethics, which is still underrepresented in comparison to the literature on Islamic law. The second part of it concentrates on Nursi's nonviolence ethics and how they are conveyed in his writings. Nursi never supported violence and urged people to avoid it at all costs. In Risale-i-Nur, he always promoted peace and harmony. Nursi never advocated violence and constantly encouraged people to avoid it. In Risale-i-Nur, he always preached peace, although he is still unknown as an Islamic person who supported coexistence. Due to some reactionary militant forces in the Muslim world, Islam has become a source of debate today. The relationship between violence and religion has always been a source of heated dispute

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Published
2022-06-29