Chapter 17. Fight for God - But Do So with Kindness: Reflections on War, Peace, and Communal Identity in Early Islam

  1. Kurt A. Raaflaub
  1. Fred M. Donner

Published Online: 11 FEB 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch17

War and Peace in the Ancient World

War and Peace in the Ancient World

How to Cite

Donner, F. M. (2007) Fight for God - But Do So with Kindness: Reflections on War, Peace, and Communal Identity in Early Islam, in War and Peace in the Ancient World (ed K. A. Raaflaub), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470774083.ch17

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 11 FEB 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405145251

Online ISBN: 9780470774083

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Keywords:

  • early islam;
  • qur'an;
  • war;
  • peace;
  • communal identity

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • Preliminaries

  • The Qur'an on Relations with Unbelievers

  • Relations among Believers, and the Definition of Believer

  • War, Peace, and Reconciliation in the Early Islamic State

  • Notes

  • References