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Jihad in classical and modern Islam : a reader

Jihad in classical and modern Islam : a reader

Author: Rudolph Peters
Publisher: Princeton, NJ : Markus Wiener Publishers, ©2005.
Series: Princeton series on the Middle East.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd ed., updated and expandedView all editions and formats

Jihad or ""Holy War"" is very much alive in the Islamic world, and plays a prominent political role. Western observers usually associate jihad with fanaticism, while Islamists emphasize its mission  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rudolph Peters
ISBN: 1558763813 9781558763814 1558763597 9781558763593
OCLC Number: 266072511
Notes: "With a new chapter on the Jihad at the turn of the 21st century."
Description: ix, 222 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm.
Contents: Jihad, an introduction --
The prophet's lessons on conduct in war --
Exhortations to jihad --
The legal doctrine of jihad --
The religious and moral doctrine of jihad --
Jihad and war propaganda --
A modernist interpretation of jihad --
The doctrine of jihad in modern Islam --
The relevance of the jihad doctrine in Sadat's Egypt --
The notion of jihad at the turn of the 21st century.
Series Title: Princeton series on the Middle East.
Responsibility: Rudolph Peters.


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