Book on war and peace in Islam and Christianity

Aligarh: AMU Vice Chancellor, Zameer Uddin Shah, released a book, "Concept of War and Peace in Islam and Christianity" at the Arts Faculty lounge here on 7 June. The book has been authored by Dr Rehan Akhtar of the Department of Theology.

AMU Vice Chancellor and others releasing the book of Dr. Rehan Akhtar Qasmi  (third from right)

Addressing the function, Shah said he has spent forty golden years of his life in the army and found that the best way to defeat an enemy is to bring him to peace. He said that earlier wars were won by physical might but now these are won by strategic and diplomatic means, which employ objective mental prowess. He urged students to use the same to bring about revolution in education.

Professor Ali Mohammad Naqvi, Dean, Faculty of Theology, said that an educational institution is recognized by its research calibre. Commenting on the book, Professor Zafarul Islam of the Department of Islamic Studies, said that from the very beginning human beings are involved in the search for peace. Dr Tauqir Alam Falahi, Department of Sunni Theology and Dr Abu Sufian Islahi of the Department of Arabic also addressed the function.

This article appeared in The Milli Gazette print issue of 16-30 June 2014 on page no. 21

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