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Title:Perspectives of Arabic and Islamic studies on security and peace building: edited proceedings of the 31st Annual National Conference of NATAIS
Editor:Yusuf, Badmas O.
Year:2014
Pages:200
Language:English
City:Ilorin
Publisher:Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS)
ISBN:9785298426; 9789785298420
Geographic terms:Nigeria
Arab countries
Subjects:Islam
Islamic studies
peacebuilding
national security
Koran
conference papers (form)
2013
Abstract:This book contains the edited proceedings of the thirty-first annual conference of the Nigeria Association of Teachers of Arabic and Islamic Studies (NATAIS) held in llorin at the Kwara State College of Arabic and Islamic Legal Studies, 21-23 April 2013. Scholars of Arabic and Islamic Studies presented papers on the theme of the conference 'Security and peace building in Nigeria: the role of Arabic and Islamic Studies'. Twenty-one of these papers are brought together in this book, thirteen are written in Arabic, eight are in English. The authors address the importance of security, and underscore the role of the Arabic language as a security tool in Nigeria. Reference is made to the relevance of the works of prominent Nigerian scholars to the promotion of security, peace and tolerance in Nigeria. The articles emphasize the interreligious dialogue as one of the ingredients for security, tolerance and peace building in society. [ASC Leiden abstract]
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