By Nabeel Qureshi
From manhattan occasions bestselling writer and previous Muslim Nabeel Qureshi comes this own, hard, and respectful solution to the numerous questions surrounding jihad, the increase of ISIS, and Islamic terrorism.
San Bernardino was once the main deadly terror assault on American soil because September 11, and it got here at the heels of a coordinated attack on Paris. there is not any query that innocents have been slaughtered within the identify of Allah and within the means of jihad, yet do the terrorists’ activities truly mirror the faith of Islam? the reply to this question is extra urgent than ever, as waves of Muslim refugees arrive within the West looking look after from the violent ideology of ISIS.
Setting apart speculations and competing voices, what quite is jihad? How are we to appreciate jihad on the subject of our Muslim pals and neighbors? Why is there this sort of surge of Islamist terrorism on the earth this day, and the way are we to respond?
In Answering Jihad, bestselling writer Nabeel Qureshi (Seeking Allah, discovering Jesus) solutions those questions from the viewpoint of a former Muslim who's deeply involved for either his Muslim kin and his American native land.
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This conveys a potent threat that suggests to those tempted to follow another path that they will face God’s wrath. Furthermore, such discourse creates a climate that incites human rights violations, legitimizing punishment (including extrajudicial punishment) of perceived deviations from religious teachings. Bangladesh The processes of Islamization in various Muslim countries and communities provides a fertile ground to both state and nonstate actors who, claiming to uphold moral values and religious prescriptions, feel entitled to unleash their own wrath on individuals.
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