Jihad in the Koran Online

Paperback, 206 pages

Jihad in the KoranIn law, according to general doctrine and in historical tradition, the jihad consists of military action with the object of the expansion of Islam and, if need be, of its defense.

Encyclopedia of Islam

A man came to Allah's Apostle and said, "Instruct me as to such a deed as equals Jihad (in reward)." He replied, " I do not find such a deed..."

Bukhari 52.44

Allah's Apostle said, "I have been ordered to fight with the people till they say, 'None has the right to be worshipped but Allah,' ...

 Bukhari 52.196

O people, immigrate, holding on to Islam, for Hijra (migration) is to continue as long as Jihad continues. Malik


9:111 Allah has bought from the believers their lives and their wealth in return for Paradise; they fight in the Way of Allah, kill and get killed ... Rejoice then at the bargain you have made with Him; for that is the great triumph.

61:9 It is He Who sent His Messenger forth with the guidance and the religion of truth, to make it triumph over every religion ...

What the Koran (with commentary from the Prophet Muhammad) has to say about this on-going global struggle for religious supremacy, and the civil war which started it all, is what Jihad in the Koran is all about.

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Revelations and Generalizations

Translation or Interpretation?

The Enemy

Allah's Enemies List

Vanquished Enemies of Old

The Meccans Who Should Have Emigrated

The Meccans and their Allies Who Fought...

The Arab Hypocrites and Apostates

The Jews of the Hijaz

The Antagonizers

Unbelievers of Yore

The Unsubmitted


The Perverted




The True Unbelievers


Rules and Rewards

Killing Unbelievers Haram


Christians and Jews

Killing Unbelievers Halal

Killing During The Sacred Months

The Murder of Amr-ben-al Hadra’mi

Jihad As Penance

Stay-at-Home Warriors and Female Jihadists

Emigrating in the Cause of Allah

Someone’s Gotta Die

Calling for Peace

The Booty

Sex and the Booty

Greetings and the Booty

Conscientious Objectors

War, the Life-Giver

Sedition, A New Definition

War and Fantasies


The Enemy Within

Kinsmen, Parents and Children

Women Choose Sides

Battle of Badr

Sparrows at War

Spoils of War

Battle of Uhud

Who's to Blame for the Defeat


The Jews of Medina

Battle of the Ditch

The Massacre of the Banu Qurayzah

An Avoidable Tragedy

The Broken Covenant

A Change of Direction - The Qibla Revelations

106 - The Treaty of Hudaibiyah

107 - Battle of Khaybar

The Bedouins Learn Their Lesson


Mecca Surrenders

Spend Freely and Spend Wisely

Battle of Hunayn


Announcing a Universal War

War's First Casualty


The Destruction of the Christian Mosque of Medina

The Three Sincere Believers Who Lied

A Pitch for Martyrs

The Religion of Peace in Persia

Who First Destroyed the Birthplace of Zoroaster

The Saudi Way

Wars Never-Ending


Raising a Holy Warrior

A Very Special School

Lessons In Cruelty


Willing Executioners


Allah's Apostle said, "Know that Paradise is under the shades of swords."

Bukhari 52.73

At the center of the cover is a representation of the flag of Saudi Arabia with the Muslim declaration of faith, the Shahadah, underscored with a sabre.

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