While most of the social science literature about jihad focuses on jihad bil saif — when believers engage in an armed struggle in defence of Islam – the Quran terms this "a lesser jihad," as it is the product of the circumstances in which a believer finds himself. But every Muslim believer must engage in … Continue reading In the Whirlwind of Jihad
Mehdi Hasan goes head to head with Thomas Friedman on the morality of America's global role. Is the US a force for good in the world?
Is religion a force for good or evil? Can religion and science go hand in hand? Professor Richard Dawkins speaks with Al Jazeera in Oxford, UK to address the above questions and attempts to express his understanding of science and the Universe during a forty minute interview which also includes a Q&A session with the … Continue reading Is Religion a force for good or evil