holy war


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holy war

An ongoing dialog on an Internet newsgroup about some controversial subject. See flame.
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Belkacem, a hardline ideologue known for his virulent street sermons and online videos, was the leading figure in persuading young Belgians to fight holy war in Syria.
The exposition in Holy Wars starts with a summary of his prior views so terse that it misleads.
Not only did he carry Allah's messages urging Muslims to fight and subjugate all unbelievers (including Jews and Christians), but he actively led his followers in a series of holy wars, and participated in the slaughter of opponents--on occasion, the execution of captives.
He begins by contrasting life-affirming and demonic religion, then looks in turn at the pacifist option, holy war, and just war.
Ethiopia's prime minister said his country was "forced to enter a war" with Somalia's Council of Islamic Courts after the group declared holy war on Ethiopia.
In the clips broadcast by Al-Jazeera, al-Zawahri did not say how the two parties should settle their dispute, but he scoffed at elections, saying, 'Any way other than holy war will lead us only to loss and defeat.
The emperor comes to speak about the issue of jihad, holy war,'' the pope said.
Catholic bishops met in Istanbul this morning to discuss the Pope's upcoming visit to Turkey amid an uproar in the Islamic world over his comments about Islam and holy war.
Babar Ahmad, a computer expert from Tooting, has been accused of running websites inciting murder and urging Muslims to fight a holy war.
Now Boykin was going about evangelical revivals preaching that America was in a holy war as "a Christian nation" battling Satan and that America's Muslim adversaries will be defeated "only if we come against them in the name of Jesus.
Bostom, MD, Editor 's THE LEGACY OF JIHAD: ISLAMIC HOLY WAR AND THE FATE OF NON-MUSLIMS (1591023076, $28.
Too infrequently the mainstream press will quote a responsible Muslim denouncing the terrorists who use their faith as a rationale for Holy War.