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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Rawalakot [Pakistan occupied Kashmir] June 8, ( ANI ): Jamaat-ud-Dawa, a front outfit of the militant group Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT), has provoked the Muslims to wage `Jihad' (holy war) during the holy month of Ramzan.
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The supernatural western centres on struggling Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), Irish vampire Cassidy (Joseph Gilgun) and con woman Tulip (Ruth Negga), who unknowingly get involved in a holy war.
BEIRUT: Metropolitan Greek Orthodox Archbishop Elias Audi distanced the Lebanese Orthodox Church from its Russian counterpart Sunday, after the latter described Moscow's military intervention in Syria as a "holy war."
In his recent monograph, Darius von Guttner-Sporzynski traces the evolution of the concept of holy war and its change into crusading, within the context of the reign of the Piast dynasty in Poland, from 1100, to the settlement of the Teutonic Order within the borders of Poland and Prussia, in 1226.
NCMF Commissioner Ustadhz Esmail Ebrahim spoke with the Manila Bulletin to clarify the wide difference between jihad and holy war.
Summary: Fouad Belkacem, chief of Sharia4Belgium group, is convicted of radicalising, recruiting and dispatching young men to fight holy war.
The Great and Holy War: How World War 1 Became a Religious Crusade.
However, according to BBC, Russian troops on the ground do not hide presence even offering insight on their "holy war" ideas.
Holy War in the Bible: Christian Morality and the Old Testament Problem.
ISLAMABAD -- The board of Sunni Tehrik Ulema (STU) has issued a joint edict, declaring Army's Zarb-e-Azb as in full accordance with Islamic tenets, and a Jihad (Holy War).
Theological concepts of major importance occur in Deuteronomy, such as covenant, covenant obligations, Yahweh as a God of love, the election of Israel, the gift of the land, and Holy War, and all are given extensive attention.