JIHAD IN THE QUR'AN: THE TRUTH FROM THE SOURCE

JIHAD IN THE QUR'AN: THE TRUTH FROM THE SOURCE

By: Fatoohi, Louay

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A clean softcover, no markings throughout, NOT an ex-lib book: Islam has increasingly been the subject of gross misunderstanding. One main aspect of this phenomenon has been the association of Islam with violence and aggression. This is particularly epitomized in the widespread misinterp retation of the Islamic concept of "jihad". Some Muslim individuals and groups have misused and abused the term "jihad" to describe their violent activities, which greatly vary in nature and con text. This has played a major role in spreading incorrect information about jihad. The media, in turn, have failed to make a distinction between such misleading views and informed explanations of jihad. This unholy alliance o f misinformation and publicity was bound to result in widespread misunderst anding of jihad. Studies of Islam in general, including the subject of jihad, have also been blighted by improper use of secondary religious and historical sources. Wh ile the Qur'an is universally accepted as being the undisputed authentic so urce and authority on all aspects of Islam, the authenticity, reliability a nd value of other sources have always been matters of debate, and even cont roversy, among scholars. The failure to take this major difference between the Qur'an and other sources into account and to treat those sources with d ue caution can only result in misunderstanding Islamic concepts and practic es. In its endeavor to present the truth about jihad and dispel common fallacie s about this Qur'anic concept, this book goes back to the source: the Qur'a n. It shows that jihad in the Qur'an is nothing like the common image of th is concept. U.

Title: JIHAD IN THE QUR'AN: THE TRUTH FROM THE SOURCE

Author Name: Fatoohi, Louay

Categories: Islam,

Publisher: A.S. Noordeen: 2002

ISBN Number: 9830651398

ISBN Number 13: 9789830651392

Binding: Paperback

Book Condition: Near Fine

Seller ID: RWARE0000023795