Chapter

Introduction

Sohail H. Hashmi and James Turner Johnson

in Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads

Published in print August 2012 | ISBN: 9780199755042
Published online September 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199950508 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199755042.003.0000
Introduction

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This chapter defines “just war,” “holy war,” and “jihad.” It traces the evolution of the just war tradition in the West and of the jihad tradition in Islam. It considers how both just war and jihad relate to holy war.

Keywords: just war; holy war; jihad

Chapter.  9589 words. 

Subjects: Religious Studies

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