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Christianity Quote 1

"Peace I leave you, my peace I give to you. I do not give as the world give." - John 14:27

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Christianity Quote 2

"Love your enemies, do good to those who harm you." - Matt 5:9

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Christianity Quote 3

"Blessed are the peacemakers, for they will be called sons of God."

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Christianity Quote 4

"Have salt in yourselves, be at peace with one another." - Mark 9:50

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Christianity Quote 5

"Jesus is our peace… he has broken down the dividing wall." - Eph 2:13-14

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Islam Quote 1

"Do not make mischief in the land they say, 'We are but peacemakers.'" - Sura 2:11

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Islam Quote 2

"Peace be upon the one who walks in the paths of peace." - Hadith

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Islam Quote 3

"Believers are but siblings, therefore make peace among siblings." - Sura 49:10

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Islam Quote 4

"Do good, guard against evil, make peace." - Sura 2:224

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Islam Quote 5

"The true Muslim is he who others are sure no harm will come from." - Hadith

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Islam Quote 6

"Fight in the cause of Allah those who fight you, but do not commit aggression - for truly Allah does not love aggressors." - Sura 2:190

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Pax Christi

- Main Christian teaching
- non-violence
- defence of the human person & associated rights
- justice
- end of poverty
- sacramental nourishment
- saintly models
- peace must be DONE (Bornhoffer)
- "Blessed are the peacemakers"

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Just War Theory

- war as a last resort
- war only under certain conditions, and only to achieve greater peace
- non-biblical

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Islam main teachings

- greeting: "Peace be upon you"
"Muhammad (Peace Be Upon Him)"
- Islam as the 'Paths of Peace'
- Greater Jihad - struggle to submit to Allah's will
- Lesser Jihad - ideally to lead to peaceful protection of Islam

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Christianity provides inner peace through:

- right relationship with God
- balance of prayer & action (ministry)
- sacramental nourishment
- faithful to the gospels & Jesus' teaching, modelling lives on his example
- sense of community - belonging
- forgiveness
- meaning for life
____ Hope of salvation where relationship with God can be continually sustained____

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Islam provides inner peace through:

- being at peace with Allah, with oneself & with the rest of the world
- complete submission to Allah through following the 5 pillars - spiritual commitment & outward sign

- sufism - as other Muslims do, but after deep internal peace through SPECIAL connection with Allah

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Christianity seeks after world peace through:

Statements
Courses
Organisations

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Islam seeks after world peace through:

- attempting to educate non-Muslims about their values & beliefs -> SoR
- work is hampered by prejudice & extremist action
- participate in many interfaith initiatives
- Nuden Rahman -> peace activist

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Christianity Quote: World Council of Churches

"Work towards building a culture of peace in a world pervaded by a culture of violence."

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Islam Quote: Prayer of the Prophet

"Oh Allah, you are the original source of peace."

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Islam Quote 7

"Tranquility is given by Allah."

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Islam Quote 8

"The merciful will be shown mercy by the All Merciful. Show mercy to those on earth and Allah will show mercy to you."

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Islam Quote 9

"All people are as equal as the teeth of a comb."

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Islam Quote: Interfaith Dialogue

"The murder of innocents in the name of Allah is a desecration of his holy name."