Social Ethical Currents in Islam and Christianity for Global Peace

نوع مقاله: مقاله پژوهشی

نویسنده

PhD. Student in Islamic Studies in the Institute for language & Culture Studies Al-Mustafa International University;

چکیده

Religion plays a major role in the life of believing men and women. On many occasions, it has been used as a tool to achieve major personal as well as social objectives. One of the unmatched potentials possessed by religion as seen throughout history is its role in mobilizing masses for peace, reconciliation and also for destruction. There have been plenty of discussions and books written on the topic of comparative study in the field of theology, yet this article distinguishes itself in its effort to highlight the common social ethics in Islamic and Christian teachings in order to achieve a peaceful world. Islam and Christianity are of special importance to global peace as the adherents of these two religions constitute almost half of the people around the globe. The socio-ethical currents in the two divinely followed religions will be compared though descriptive methodology. It gives the followers of the respected religion a way forward in their interaction with each other. The result of such comparative study demonstrates the capacity embedded in these religions wherein a person can be a firm adherent to his/her belief yet be good to his/her neighbors or brethren in humanity.

کلیدواژه‌ها


عنوان مقاله [English]

Social Ethical Currents in Islam and Christianity for Global Peace

نویسنده [English]

  • Mohammed Reza Dodhiya
PhD. Student in Islamic Studies in the Institute for language & Culture Studies Al-Mustafa International University;
چکیده [English]

Religion plays a major role in the life of believing men and women. On many occasions, it has been used as a tool to achieve major personal as well as social objectives. One of the unmatched potentials possessed by religion as seen throughout history is its role in mobilizing masses for peace, reconciliation and also for destruction. There have been plenty of discussions and books written on the topic of comparative study in the field of theology, yet this article distinguishes itself in its effort to highlight the common social ethics in Islamic and Christian teachings in order to achieve a peaceful world. Islam and Christianity are of special importance to global peace as the adherents of these two religions constitute almost half of the people around the globe. The socio-ethical currents in the two divinely followed religions will be compared though descriptive methodology. It gives the followers of the respected religion a way forward in their interaction with each other. The result of such comparative study demonstrates the capacity embedded in these religions wherein a person can be a firm adherent to his/her belief yet be good to his/her neighbors or brethren in humanity.

کلیدواژه‌ها [English]

  • Social ethics in Islam
  • Social ethics in Christianity
  • Social Ethical currents
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