Jihad in the west the rise of militant salafism by Frazer Egerton

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Published by Cambridge University Press in Cambridge, UK, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Terrorism,
  • Jihad,
  • Salafīyah,
  • Islamic fundamentalism,
  • Islam

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 165-218) and index.

Book details

StatementFrazer Egerton
Classifications
LC ClassificationsHV6431 .E3935 2011
The Physical Object
Paginationvi, 222 p. ;
Number of Pages222
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24881119M
ISBN 109781107002821, 9780521175814
LC Control Number2010037471

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Chapt. Terrorism: The West ss (pp. ) The vocabulary of jihad has returned, justifying terrorist actions of every type. But rather than uniting Islam, jihad today is dividing it as Muslims war against one another.

Not all Muslims identify with this violence. This book reveals how, for well over a millennium and across three continents - Asia, Africa, and Europe - non-Muslims who were vanquished by jihad wars became forced tributaries (called dhimmi in Arabic) in lieu of being slain.

This book examines contemporary jihad as Author: Paul Fregosi. "Jihad," the Muslim holy war against Christians and others, has raged for 1, years with bloody conquests in Europe dating from campaigns to convert the infidels in the 7th century to today's random acts of terrorism in the name of Allah.

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Older titles are not. Raffaello Pantucci, International Affairs, 'Frazer Egerton's Jihad in the West: The Rise of Militant Salafism is the most comprehensive study on the enduring extremist and terrorist threat facing the western world.

As ideological extremism is the parent of terrorism, this book is essential reading for both policy and decisionmakers.'. There’s a third jihad underway, and its goal is to take over the West.

The Third Jihad is a call for Christians to defend their families, protect their nation, and boldly share the good news of Jesus with their communities—especially their Muslim neighbors.5/5(2).

The History of Jihad: From Muhammad to ISIS is the first one-volume history of jihad in the English language, and the first book to tell the whole truth about Islam’s bloody history in an age when Islamic jihadis are more assertive in Western countries than they have been for centuries.

Jihad, (Arabic: “struggle” or “effort”)also spelled jehad, in Islam, a meritorious struggle or effort. The exact meaning of the term jihad depends on context; it has often been erroneously translated in the West as “holy war.” Jihad, particularly in the religious and ethical. Onward Muslim Soldiers: How Jihad Still Threatens America and the West, published in Octoberis a nonfiction book by Robert Spencer.

Spencer described the book as an "in-depth study of the doctrine of jihad and how it is exploited today by terrorists to justify what they’re doing and to Author: Robert Spencer.

Jihad (English: / dʒ ɪ ˈ h ɑː d /; Arabic: جهاد ‎ jihād [dʒɪˈhaːd]) is an Arabic word which literally means striving or struggling, especially with a praiseworthy aim.

In an Islamic context, it can refer to almost any effort to make personal and social life conform with God's guidance, such as struggle against one's evil inclinations, proselytizing, or efforts toward the moral. In Jihād in West Africa during the Age of Revolutions, a preeminent historian of Africa argues that scholars of the Americas and the Atlantic world have not given Africa its due consideration as part of either the Atlantic world or the age of revolutions.

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The turning point was inwhen the worst riots in modern French history erupted in the poor, largely Muslim suburbs of Paris after the accidental deaths of two boys who had been running from the police.

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Yet this huge unrecorded "hole" in European history has been censored and stifled by political and literary authorities who have feared reprisals from. The internal Jihad is the one that Prophet Muhammad is said to have called the greater Jihad.

But the quotation in which the Prophet says this is. Global Jihad and America questions the assumption if Islamist terrorism, or “Global Jihad,” poses the biggest threat to modern civilization in the East and West. It explores if Islamic and Western civilizations, being “incompatible” to each other, are destined to be at loggerheads.

Mujahideen (Arabic: مجاهدين ‎ mujāhidīn) is the plural form of mujahid (Arabic: مجاهد ‎), the Arabic term for one engaged in jihad (literally, "struggle"). The English term jihadists grammatically corresponds to it. Its widespread use in English began with reference to the guerrilla-type militant groups led by the Islamist Afghan fighters in the Soviet–Afghan War and now.

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The first uprising inspired by Islam took place in Futa Jalon inwhen Fula pastoralists, assisted by Muslim traders. Professor Kepel’s new book gives his account of the radicalization of a segment of Muslim youth that led to the attacks of and – and of the failure of governments in France and across Europe to address it.

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Image by Muhammad ud-Deen The attacks of September 11th, reshaped the world by introducing a new brand of terrorism: global jihad.

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After a tumultuous publishing history in Great Britain, where Little Brown (UK) accepted Jihad in the West, announced it in its spring catalogue, and copy-edited the work, only to turn it down under fear of fundamentalist Muslim pressure, 1 the book has now appeared in the land where speech truly is free.

Fregosi, an Anglo-French journalist with a historical bent (a previous book is on Author: Daniel Pipes. The Telegram channel "Distance of a Month's Journey Media" published a book on Jwhich justifies jihad in the West and ‎calls upon Muslims, especially those living in the West.

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