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Just war and jihad

historical and theoretical perspectives on war and peace in western and Islamic traditions

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Published by Greenwood Press in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Christianity -- Congresses.,
  • War -- Religious aspects -- Islam -- Congresses.,
  • Just war doctrine -- Congresses.,
  • Jihad -- Congresses.,
  • War (International law) -- Congresses.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementedited by John Kelsay and James Turner Johnson.
    SeriesContributions to the study of religion,, no. 28
    ContributionsKelsay, John, 1953-, Johnson, James Turner.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBT736.2 .J87 1991
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 254 p. :
    Number of Pages254
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL1862263M
    ISBN 100313273472
    LC Control Number90019914

      Introduction Jihad. The literal meaning of Jihad is struggle or effort, and it means much more than holy war.. Muslims use the word Jihad . In book: Is Jihad Just War? War, Peace and Human Rights under Islamic and Public International Law (pp) Edition: 1st; Publisher: Edwin Mellen Press.

    Jihad, in Islam, a meritorious struggle or effort. Although in the West it is sometimes erroneously translated as ‘holy war’ and understood as referring exclusively to military combat, Islamic texts yield a broader array of meanings connected to moral and ethical struggles. 1 does jihad mean“holywar”? although very often the Arabic word jihad is glossedas“holywar”,ifweweretotranslate“holywar”back into Arabic we would have al File Size: 1MB.

    The theory of the "just" war deals with the justifica tion of the war (jus ad bellum) and how it must be fought (jus in bello) to r espect the moral principle s which govern our individual or Author: Bertrand Lemennicier. The just war and jihad: violence in Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. [R Joseph Hoffmann;] -- In the long history of the monotheistic tradition, violence — often bloody violence and warfare — have not just been occasional but defining activities.


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The Christian Crusades and many Islamic jihads are considered as just, holy wars. In a comprehensive study these essays bring the just war concept to the modern period in a discussion of the Iran-Iraq War, Neither country in this recent war wanted to be considered an aggressor that would violate teachings of the by:   The Just War And Jihad: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, And Islam Hardcover – January 2, /5(2).

Surveying the period from the rise of Islam in the early seventh century to the present day, Just Wars, Just war and jihad book Wars, and Jihads is the first book to investigate in depth the historical interaction among Jewish, Christian, and Muslim ideas about when the use of force is justified.

Grouped under the three labels of just war, holy war, and jihad, these ideas are explored throughout Price: $ The Just War And Jihad: Violence in Judaism, Christianity, And Islam. In the long history of the monotheistic tradition, violence — often bloody violence and warfare — have not just been occasional but defining activities/5.

This work is an analytical study of "jihad" ("just war") which helps to focus the attention of human rights and minority groups to a cause that should have been a focal point of their concern for several decades : Ḥilmī Zawātī.

Kelsay and Johnson's Just War and Jihad, together with their companion volume, Cross-Crescent and Sword: The Justification and Limitation of War in Western and Islamic Tradition (Greenwood Press, ), represent the outcome of interdisciplinary and cross-cultural : $ By incorporating the word `Jihad' within the title of his book, one might think that Daryl Charles intends to critically evaluate, in light of Just War theory, the US-led "War on Terror" against a postulated emergence of a global fundamentalist Muslim by: 5.

Pacifism, jihad and militarism--are these the only alternatives to global injustice. Daryl Charles considers the "just war" teaching of the church throughout history, comparing it with both pacifism and jihad/militarism and addressing the unique challenges of /5.

This work is an analytical study of jihad (just war) which helps to focus the attention of human rights and minority groups to a cause that should have been a focal point of their concern for several decades now. This book explores the development of ideas of morally justified or legitimate war in Western and Islamic civilizations.

Historically, these ideas have been grouped under three labels: just war, holy war, and jihad. This book explores the moral‐theological arguments for war offered by the George W. Bush administration and al‐Qaeda. It examines the way in which these actors have drawn upon key just war concepts and, in some cases, reconceptualized their scope and content.

Read this book on Questia. "This collection of papers on the roots of just or holy' war in Western (Christian) and Islamic cultures, along with its companion volume, Cross, Crescent, and Sword: The Justification and Limitation of War in Western and Islamic Tradition (Greenwood, ), emanated from conferences held at Rutgers University.

Just War, Jihad, and Holy War Moral reasoning on war is a human phenomenon perhaps as old and universal as war itself.

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The articles collected in this volume represent the independent and considered thinking of internationally known scholars from a variety of disciplines concerning the relationship between religion and violence, with special reference to the theories of "just war" and "jihad," technical terms that arise in connection with the theology of early medieval Christianity and early Islam, Price: $ Up to 90% off Textbooks at Amazon Canada.

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Bush and Osama bin Laden. It systematically lays out how violence has been justified on both 'sides', and how these justifications have been criticised within the West and the Muslim world.

Just-war in the Quran and Sunnah. Prophet Muhammad ﷺ received his first divine revelations in Mecca and he peacefully preached the message of Islam to the Meccans for thirteen years until an intolerable level of persecution forced him and his followers to flee to the nearby town of Yathrib (later known as Medina).

Jihad and Just War by James Turner Johnson June In Februarylong before the September 11 terrorist attacks on America, Osama bin Laden and four other leaders of radical Islamist groups in various countries issued a fatwa, or religious ruling, calling for jihad against “the crusader“Zionist alliance” in the following language.

The Christian Crusades and many Islamic jihads are considered as just, holy wars. In a comprehensive study these essays bring the just war concept to the modern period 5/5(2).