War and Peace and Religion

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  • War and Peace
  • Muslim Views
    • Jihad War means holy war. there are two types of Jihad- lesser and greater. Greater Jihad is the struggle to behave in the way that is acceptable to Allah. Lesser Jihad is Holy War
    • 'Hate your enemy mildly- he may one day be your friend'
  • Just War
    • war must be a last resort
    • those who are killed in jihad are seen as martyrs who will enter paradise
    • Muslim Views
      • Jihad War means holy war. there are two types of Jihad- lesser and greater. Greater Jihad is the struggle to behave in the way that is acceptable to Allah. Lesser Jihad is Holy War
      • 'Hate your enemy mildly- he may one day be your friend'
  • Religious Believers who have worked for peace
    • Martin Luther King
      • Reverend born in Atlanta in 1929, fought for equality. He led hundreds of thousands of ppl in marches and inspired ppl with his words. Assassinated when he was 39 in 1968. awarded Nobel Peace Prize
  • Peace-keeping organisations
    • The United Nations
      • 192 member states
      • set up at then end of WW2 to prevent war
      • they protect human rights and aid economic development and social progress
      • aim to establish world peace
    • International Committee of the Red Cross
      • 97 million volunteers worldwide
      • organise medical care for wounded soldiers, supervises treatment of prisoners of war, searches for missing ppl, protects civilians

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