ENGLISH-ISLAMIC PARADIGMS FOR INTERFAITH DIALOGUE: A QURANIC AND SUNNAH PERSPECTIVE

  • Abdul Rehman Kaloi Assistant Professor Department of the Comparative Religion &Islamic Culture University of Sindh, Jamshoro, Pakistan. https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4397-9306
  • Saifullah Bhutto Professor Islamic Studies, Department of BS & RS, Quaid-e-Awam University of Engineering, Science & Technology, Nawabshah, Sindh. https://orcid.org/0000-0001-9503-6425
  • Nighat Akram Assistant professor, Department of Islamic Studies, University of Poonch, Rawalakot, AJK.
Keywords: Dialogue, Interfaith dialogue, Islamic paradigm of interfaith dialogue, Quran and Sunnah perspective.

Abstract

Dialogue is the only way that can be a good tool for making less and cease the conflict and tension among the groups. It is the channel for clearing the misconceptions, slanders, and acquisitions from both sides. This paper will investigate the roots or the sources of dialogue, theologically and historically in Islamic traditions, especially the prospects of Islamic paradigms of interfaith dialogue in the light of Quran and Sunnah with references to the Quranic verses and the traditions of Prophet Muhammad (SAW) in brief. Additionally, this study will also propose a potential and positive contribution to continue the dialogue in religious and cultural perspectives as it is the best way to minimize the tension among the masses of different faith and culture. It will also suggest that Muslims should take initiatives in the best interest of religious peace and harmony. Muslims should learn the lesson from the life of the prophet Muhammad (SAW) and his treatment to other people of faith in the best manner. The life of the prophet was the best and the living example that was compatible with the verses of the Quran that clearly direct and address the believers to interact with others and have good relations with mutual understanding.

Published
2022-12-31