Is a Muslim Gandhi Possible?

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Essay #: 072970
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Is a Muslim Gandhi Possible?
There has been much discussion in recent years about the violence endemic to Muslim culture; a lot of this discussion, of course, has centered in the United States where anti-Muslim sentiment is very high and often stoked by irresponsible self-styled pundits or by those with ulterior motives. Nonetheless, there is a problem with terrorism in the Muslim world and it does
raise
of the question of whether or not terrorism is symptomatic of a larger predilection for violence that is often attributed to texts within the Koran and in the teachings of Islamic religious leaders. The following paper will address this issue by looking closely at the Koran and by looking at the nature of violence in Islamic society;...
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