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Islam and war - Wikipedia

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From the time of the Muhammad, the founding prophet of Islam, many Muslim states and empires have been involved in warfare. The concept of jihad, the religious duty to struggle, has long been associ...

BBC - Religions - Islam: War

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Aug 13, 2009 ... Muslims must only wage war according to the principles of Allah's justice. ... as non-believers and thus as "enemies of God" against whom it is legitimate to use violence. ... The Qur'an emphasises that war should be fought only for noble ... Although a number of holy Muslim places had been violated by...

The Quran's Verses of Violence - The Religion of Peace

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... 109 verses that call Muslims to war with nonbelievers for the sake of Islamic rule. ... the many that call for nonbelievers to be fought and subdued until they either ... It also demolishes the modern myth that "Jihad" doesn't mean holy war in the ...

BBC - Religions - Islam: Jihad

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Aug 3, 2009 ... A believer's internal struggle to live out the Muslim faith as well as ... is the lesser jihad and fighting against one's self is the greater jihad (holy war). ... It must be fought to bring about good - something that Allah will approve of.

About Jihad - What is Jihad? Islamic Holy War? Muslims Killing ...

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In the above two verses of the Quran, it is non-Muslim parents who strive ... the meaning of "jihad" as holy war in the Quran or authentic Hadith collections or in early Islamic literature. ... Allah tests the believers in their faith and their steadfastness: ... against Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), the Muslims fough...

WAR AND WORLD RELIGIONS - Peace Pledge Union

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Many wars have been fought with religion as their stated cause, and with peace as their hoped-for end. ... Belief in 'Holy War': the God of a religion is perceived to ask, or command, ... Buddhism perhaps has the best record of all religions for non-violence. However .... war against those who oppress or persecute believers.

The Holy War - Answering Islam

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Muslims emphatically insist that the Jihad, or Holy War, was only a means of ... act of violence directed indiscriminately against the non-Muslims; it is the name given .... THAT IS ONE OF THE REASONS why the soldiers of Islam fought tooth and nail. ... Christ in the Sermon on the Mount, His concept for the Christian believer:.

Timeline for the Crusades and Christian Holy War

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A Crusade was a holy war fought against external or internal enemies for the ... It could be wages against Turks in Palestine , Muslims in Spain , pagan Slavs in the ..... There were many more who were “Believers,” Cathar laity, who lived lives  ...

An Anti-Muslim Email and Its Response - Islam 101

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Jan 10, 2004 ... As it applies to non-believers, it is the duty of every Muslim to carry out a jihad by witnessing ... But instead of going to the lions meekly, they fought back. ... Islam have declared a holy jihad [Holy war] against the infidels of the

Jihad: A Misunderstood Concept from Islam - What Jihad is, and is not

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The Arabic word "jihad" is often translated as "holy war," but in a purely linguistic ... as well as external efforts to be a good Muslims or believer, as well as working to inform ... If military jihad is required to protect the faith against others, it can be  ...