Just as God, exalted is He, has called the believers to Jihad [against the transgressors] and made it one of the pillars of religion, and just as God has privileged the Holy Warriors over those who do not fight [in Jihad], He, noble is His name, has placed certain conditions and...
The Book of Jihad" (Kitab al-Jihad) is part of the fragmentary "Book of the Disagreement among Muslim Jurists" (Kitab Ikhtilaf al Fuqaha') by Muhammad ibn Jarir al-Tabari...
This booklet is a record of a series of lectures the late author had delivered in gatherings held in Tehran for the annual commemoration of the martyrdom ...
This book Includes verses in the Qur'an that address Jihad (struggle in the way of God), the legitimacy of Jihad, Islam and Peace, Defense vs. aggression...
The book “Violence in Islamic Thought from the Qurʾan to the Mongols” Examines how violence was described and evaluated in the foundational texts of Islam How was violence justified in early Islam? What role did violent actions play in the formation and maintenance of the Muslim political order? How did ...
What is the meaning of jihad in Islam? How has Islam progressed? How many human casualties were caused by this great intellectual, social, and moral revolution which appeared in the Arabian peninsula? Were the wars of the beginning of the Islamic era defensive or offensive? These questions in themselves are so extensive that if we decided to discuss them all in detail we would not have enough time to focus on the...
This book, in its effort to formulate compatibility between Islamic law and the principles of international diplomatic law, argues that the need to harmonize the two legal systems and have a thorough cross-cultural understanding amongst nations generally with a...
The meaning of 'Jihad' is not as straightforward as some might like it to be. This book aims to explore how its meaning has been manipulated since the rise of political Islam during the 1960s and to...
One of the points that now come into question is the Islamic view of the essence and quiddity of jihad...
Ayatollah Sistani urged army battling to retake Falluja from Daesh militants to spare civilians