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In the Middle Ages, the demarcation line between holy war and crusading rested on the difference between pacifist Christian theology and the rather more violent nature (and reality) of human existence.
Belkacem, a hardline ideologue known for his virulent street sermons and online videos, was the leading figure in persuading young Belgians to fight holy war in Syria.
Foreign Minister Nabil Fahmy said on Saturday that Egypt has no intention of waging a holy war against Syria and was "re-examining" diplomatic ties with the war-torn country.
Summary: JEDDAH: A special court in Riyadh started Sunday the trial of 49 suspects accused of inciting sedition and encouraging youths to participate in holy wars abroad.
The core of The New Holy Wars (Holy Wars for short) expands the critique of environmentalism sketched in Religion.
The research shows that few people really know what motivates people to declare jihad, or holy war, and tend to rely on stereotypes.
Noticeably, Jenkins fails to cite any New Testament passages in which Jesus incites his followers to violence and holy war.
There are places in the text where Allman leaves it to the reader to figure out the kind of pacifist, just warrior, or holy war he is discussing--but no one who reads WWJK?
The two were reported to have been under observation for months and a suicide note was found in their apartment saying that they wanted to die for the "jihad" or holy war.
THE head of a cyber grooming cell was jailed for 12 years at Blackfriars Crown Court in London yesterday after recruiting the country's youngest terrorist for a "worldwide" holy war against non-Muslims.
He was part of a radical cell who believed in fighting a Holy War in Afghanistan with their "Muslim brothers," Manchester Crown Court was told.
Holy war, just war; exploring the moral meaning of religious violence.