Le Djihad expliqué

Prof. Amir Ali, publié par l'Institute of Islamic Information & Education Sur le plan linguistique, le mot arabe « djihad » signifie lutter ou se battre et fait référence à tout effort exercé par quelqu'un. Ainsi, un(e) étudiant(e) lutte et se bat pour se former et obtenir ses diplômes ; un(e) employé(e) se [...]

2018-01-01T18:42:18+00:00 January 1st, 2018|Uncategorized|

Was Islam Spread By the Sword?

One of the bizarre myths perpetuated about Islam, during the centuries of mistrust during and after the Crusades, is that Muslim armies forced people to accept Islam at the point of the sword. Unfortunately this myth survives to this day. Many Western scholars have now repudiated this myth. The great [...]

2017-12-19T18:18:09+00:00 August 9th, 2011|Uncategorized|

Verses of Quran on Jihad

Why are there verses in the Qur’an that encourage Muslims to kill non-believers wherever they find them? The Importance of Context The word ‘context’ has two dictionary meanings: 1. The parts of a written or spoken statement that precede or follow a specific word or passage, usually influencing its meaning [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|

Why does Islam have the concept of jihad or holy war, which some use to justify violence and terrorism?

Islam and Peace Islam comes from the root word Salaam, which means peace. It also means submitting one's will to Allah (swt). The word Salaam is also an attribute of God. In this context, it means ‘The Giver of Peace’. Muslims greet each other with Assalaamu alaikum which translates to [...]

2017-12-01T00:21:50+00:00 June 25th, 2010|Uncategorized|