Jihad: The Islamic Doctrine of Permanent War by Suhas Majumdar Hardcover in Dust Jacket 1994 Religious Beliefs

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Title: Jihad: The Islamic Doctrine of Permanent War

Author: Suhas Majumdar

Description: Bright orange cloth boards with gilt lettering on spine. Slight soiling to boards. Interior is clean. Dust jacket has a very small chip at the tail of spine. Dust jacket in clear archival sleeve. Index. x, 102 pp. 8.5 x 5.5 inches.

Explication of the doctrine of Jihad, a review of its foundations in the Quran and Sunnah, and an evaluation of its five elements: (1) Forcible expansion of Islam; (2) Destruction of infidels; (3) Establishment of jizyah on the subdued infidel population; (4) Plunder in the form of properties wrested from infidels; and (5) Plunder in the form of enslaved female and child population acquired from the vanquished infidels.

Contents: Foreword; Preface; References; Introduction; Jihad in the Koran; Jihad in the Hadis [Hadith]; Ghanimah or Plunder in the Quran; Islamic Expansion through Jihad: the Evidence of the Sunnah; Destruction of Idols and Idol-Temples in Jihad: the Evidence of the Sunnah; Slaughter of Infidels in Jihad: the Evidence of the Sunnah; Plunder (Ghanimah) in Jihad: the Evidence of the Sunnah; Jihad in the Shariat; Jihad and Religious Riot; Recapitulation; Conclusion. Appendices: Jihad and Expulsion of Non-Muslims from Islamic Countries, Jizyah and the Zimmi, Development of the Doctrine of Jihad in the Koran, Akbar's Attitude to Jihad, Doctrine of Jihad as Defensive War.

The author is a teacher of mathematics at Calcutta College. He grew up in the shadow of the Noakhali massacres of 1946 and for fifty years has had jihad on his mind.

Binding: Hardcover
Condition: Very Good
Jacket Condition: Very Good+

Publisher: Voice of India
Place: New Delhi
Year: 1994

Language: English

ISBN: 8185990190

Keywords: Islam, Jihad, Koran, Quran, Islamic law, Hadith, Ghanimah, Jizyah, Sunnah,

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