Corpus ID: 204319063

Collateral Damage: War and Civillian Casualties in Islam and the Ottoman Practices

@article{Ozdemir2011CollateralDW,
  title={Collateral Damage: War and Civillian Casualties in Islam and the Ottoman Practices},
  author={B. Ozdemir},
  journal={Journal for The Study of Religions and Ideologies},
  year={2011},
  volume={9},
  pages={261-280}
}
  • B. Ozdemir
  • Published 2011
  • Sociology
  • Journal for The Study of Religions and Ideologies
The well-known perception of war-hungry Muslims who had the Qur’an on the one hand and sword on the other offering a choice of either accepting Islam or losing one’s head has easily been created in the literature by the Orientalist scholars. Today the stress on the Jihad controversy by mass media in Europe and America is important and needs to be corrected. That jihad has usually been translated by the Western media as “holy war” is a greatly misunderstood principle in Islam. There is no term… Expand

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