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The Meaning of Jihad The Meaning of Jihad
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Term Term jihad: “striving or struggle” almost regarded as the 6th pillar of Islam most misunderstood concept
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classification of Jihad classification of Jihad 2 types major jihad ( jihad al-Akbar ), known as jihad an-Nafs = self-restraint ---Prophet called it “the greater Jihad” ---jihad of tongue and jihad of pen minor jihad ( jihad al-Asgar ), military jihad / holy war
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Limits of Armed-jihad Limits of Armed-jihad based on Quran in defense of cause of Allah, not for conquest restore peace and freedom of worship for freedom form tyranny when led by a spiritual leader should only be fought until the enemy lays down arms women, children, the sick & old not harm
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Jihad not include Jihad not include wars of aggression or ambition border disputes or national squabbles intent to conquer and suppress, colonize,
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Unformatted text preview: exploit, etc. forcing people into accepting a faith they do not believe e.g: bin Laden anti-US, jihad org in ME Against whom? Against whom? either non-Muslims or Muslims non-Muslims: 2 kinds---the harbie: hostile to Muslims---dhimmi: people of Books, pay poll tax Against whom? Against whom? Muslims: 3 kinds---apostates ---dissenters: Kharajites---highway robbers: those who commit disorder on the earth Some Quranic teachings on Some Quranic teachings on Jihad Jihad if the enemy inclined towards peace, then you must also incline towards peace. (8:61) the reward for an injury is an equal injury back, but if a person forgives instead, and makes reconciliation, he will be rewarded by God. (42:40) Question Question Describe the meanings of jihad....
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