Answer to Question #183910 in Sociology for Thomas

Question #183910

Islam & Violence


Watch one part of a debate that took place in the Oxford Union about whether Islam is a peaceful religion or not. (Youtube Link:


Answer the questions below

 - What are some of the main points Mehdi Hasan makes arguing that Islam is a peaceful religion? Does a peaceful religion necessitate that it be passivist? 

 - What is the difference between legitimate and illegitimate violence? 

- According to the article, what does "fighting in the way of God" mean?


Expert's answer

Islam is followed by over 1.2billion people worldwide, majority of these people over 99% are peaceful people. He disagrees that islam was born in Saudi Arabia. He further argues that even muslims have suffered in the hands of Christians.

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