Jihad means one thing – violence

Posted: July 14, 2010 in "Religion of Peace", Islam, jihad

Jahada, the root of the word jihad, appears 40 times in the Koran. With four exceptions, all the other 36 usages in the Koran, as understood by both the greatest jurists and scholars of classical Islam (including Abu Yusuf, Averroes, Ibn Khaldun and Al Ghazali) and ordinary Muslims – meant and mean “he fought, warred or waged war against unbelievers and the like.” – Andrew Bostom, The Washington Times (more…)

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