-Retaliation when wronged is not helpful; pray for those who are against you.
-Follow Jesus' example and show love, compassion and kindness and passion to others.
-Jesus called people to e peacemakers.
-Islam is from a root word meaning peace; submission to Allah is how o achieve it.
-Allah commanded people to live is peace, justice and responsible brotherhood.
-The Quran teachers seeking of reconciliation, not revenge.
Conflict and war:
-It is sometimes necessary to go to war - known as a Just war.
-Jesus said 'those who take up the sword, die by the sword'.
-Some Christians would say Jesus' teachings and example require not taking up any kind of violent conflict.
-Loving enemies and praying for them is a greater victory.
-The greater jihad is the struggle against temptation and disobedience to Allah.
-The lesser Jihad - armed conflict - should only be to bring peace and freedom.
-There are guidelines for ethically right wars.
Principles of a Just War:
A just war is when it is:
-for a just cause