This decisive account of the role of nonviolence in Islam and Muslim societies, both historically and in current times, chronicles an often-obscured but longstanding pacifist tradition.
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Amitabh Pal is managing editor of The Progressive magazine, founded in 1909, and coeditor of The Progressive Media Project, an op-ed service in Madison, WI. He has interviewed several eminent personalities for the magazine, including Jimmy Carter, Mikhail Gorbachev, the Dalai Lama, and Joseph Stiglitz. His work has been included in school and college textbooks, and he has appeared on C-SPAN and on radio stations throughout the country. Pal holds a master's degree in journalism from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and a master's degree in political science, specializing in international relations and comparative relations, from North Carolina State University.
Sponsored by Peace Action Wisconsin, Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition, Islamic Society of Milwaukee, Lutheran Campus Ministry, Progressive Students of Milwaukee, Friends of Palestine, Marquette Center for Peacemaking, and more.