"There is no such thing as holy war
. War is not holy," he said.
The exposition in Holy Wars
starts with a summary of his prior views so terse that it misleads.
The research shows that few people really know what motivates people to declare jihad, or holy war
, and tend to rely on stereotypes.
Noticeably, Jenkins fails to cite any New Testament passages in which Jesus incites his followers to violence and holy war
. That is because there are none.
There are places in the text where Allman leaves it to the reader to figure out the kind of pacifist, just warrior, or holy war
he is discussing--but no one who reads WWJK?
The two were reported to have been under observation for months and a suicide note was found in their apartment saying that they wanted to die for the "jihad" or holy war
THE head of a cyber grooming cell was jailed for 12 years at Blackfriars Crown Court in London yesterday after recruiting the country's youngest terrorist for a "worldwide" holy war
, Just War: Islam and Christendom at War" argues that America needs to open it's eyes and read into it what's said closer, especially in regard to Islam.
, just war; exploring the moral meaning of religious violence.
Ethiopia's prime minister said his country was "forced to enter a war" with Somalia's Council of Islamic Courts after the group declared holy war
Catholic bishops met in Istanbul this morning to discuss the Pope's upcoming visit to Turkey amid an uproar in the Islamic world over his comments about Islam and holy war
Babar Ahmad, a computer expert from Tooting, has been accused of running websites inciting murder and urging Muslims to fight a holy war
. Aswat, a Dewsbury man arrested in Zambia, faces trial on charges of plotting to set up a camp in Bly, Oregon, to train fighters.
Suddenly we were immersed in the pathology of a "holy war
" as defined by fundamentalists on both sides.
Bostom, MD, Editor 's THE LEGACY OF JIHAD: ISLAMIC HOLY WAR
AND THE FATE OF NON-MUSLIMS (1591023076, $28.00): it provides a weighty, comprehensive coverage of Muslim theological and juridicial texts, eyewitness historical accounts by both Muslims and non-Muslims, and essays by scholars analyzing militaristic jihad imposed on non-Muslims.
Leaders of the group vowed to continue their jihad, or holy war
, until Israel is destroyed.