Introduction to a Series on Islamic Sharia Law

This article is Part 1 in the sharia series.

This series of articles on Islamic sharia law is intended for judges, lawyers, legislators, city council members, educators, journalists, government bureaucrats, think tank fellows, TV and radio talk show hosts, and anyone else who occupies the “check points” in society; they initiate the national dialogue and shape the flow of the conversation in society. They are the decision- and policy-makers.

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Jihad and Qital in the Quran, Traditions, and Classical Law

Jihad means struggle, sometimes personal, other times military. Qital means only military war and appears more often in the Quran than does jihad.

You’ll understand the violence in Islam today, after you read this post.

This article is Part 4 in the series on sharia.

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