November Readers' Book Club


Global Civilization: A Buddhist Islamic Dialogue

Global Civilization: A Buddhist Islamic DialogueA book by Majid Tehranian and Daisaku Ikeda
Translated into Arabic by Mohamed Selim


Global Civilization emerged from a series of conversations between two peace advocates of Japanese and Iranian origin. It covers the encounters between Buddhist and Islamic civilizations from the 7th century to the present.

Majid Tehranian is Professor of International Communication, University of Hawaii and Director of the Toda Institute for Global Peace and Policy Research.

Daisaku Ikeda is the spiritual leader of Soka Gakkai International, a world wide lay Buddhist organization.

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Further reading

In English
Global Civilization: A Buddhist Islamic Dialogue synopsis
The Premises and Promises of the Buddhist-Muslim Dialogue Mohammed Selim
An Introduction to Buddhism

In Arabic
The Subconscious Dialgue between Daisaku Ikeda and Arnold Toynbee
Dialogue is an Adventure Daisaku Ikeda