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Striving in the Path of God [electronic resource]: Jihād and Martyrdom in Islamic Thought

Asma Afsaruddin
Format
EBook; Book; Online
Published
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, c2013.
Language
English
ISBN
9780199730933 (hardcover : alk. paper)
Contents
  • Striving "for," "in," and "in the path of" God: Qurʼanic imperatives in the Meccan period
  • Fighting in the path of God: a religious and moral obligation i
  • The ethics of fighting, refraining from fighting, and peacemaking
  • Dying in the path of God: exegeses of martyrdom
  • Jihad and martyrdom compared in early and later ḥadith literature
  • Jihad and martyrdom in early and late treatises on the merits of jihad
  • The excellences of patient forbearance: counter-narratives on striving in the path of God
  • Modern and contemporary debates on jihad and martyrdom I: political and militant perspectives
  • Modern and contemporary debates on jihad and martyrdom II: privileging history, context, and polysemy
  • Conclusion: analysis of texts: a summation.
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Mode of access: World wide Web.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [299]-355) and index.
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