Islam and Jihad: Prejudice Versus Reality

Islam and Jihad: Prejudice Versus Reality

by A. G. Noorani


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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781842772713
Publisher: Zed Books
Publication date: 02/28/2003
Series: Global Issues
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 5.00(w) x 7.70(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author

A.G. Noorani is a well-known Indian lawyer and political commentator.

Table of Contents

Introduction: "The Spectre of Islam"
The Long March of Prejudice
The Meanings of Jihad and Fatwa
The Very Modern Roots of Islamic Fundamentalism
Human Rights in the Islamic Tradition
Ijtihad (Reason) and the Challenge of Modernity
Epilogue: Time for the Greater Jihad
Appendixes: 1: Universal Islamic Declaration of Human Rights
2. The Protection of Human Rights in Islamic Criminal Justice

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