The Doctrine of Jihad: An Introduction

  title={The Doctrine of Jihad: An Introduction},
  author={Noora Qassim Mohammad},
  journal={Journal of Law and Religion},
  pages={381 - 397}
  • N. Mohammad
  • Published 1985
  • History
  • Journal of Law and Religion
There is a great deal of confusion in the West regarding the meaning of Jihad and the role it is playing in shaping the Muslim world. Indeed, it has acquired a pejorative connotation in the minds of many Westerners. The purpose of this discussion is to present an accurate understanding of the concept of Jihad. Islam emerged in the seventh century in Arabia. It grew rapidly and in less than a hundred years established the early Islamic state—an empire stretching from Spain across North Africa… 


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