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Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihads Christian, Jewish, Muslim Encounters and Exchanges

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ISBN-10: 0199755035

ISBN-13: 9780199755035

Edition: 2012

Authors: Sohail H. Hashmi

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Just Wars, Holy Wars, and Jihadsexplores the development of ideas of morally justified or legitimate war in Western and Islamic civilizations. Historically, these ideas have been grouped under three labels: just war, holy war, and jihad. A large body of literature exists exploring the development of just war and holy war concepts in the West and of jihad in Islam. Yet, to date, no book has investigated in depth the historical interaction between Western notions of just or holy war and Muslim definitions of jihad. This book is a major contribution to the comparative study of the ethics of war and peace in the West and Islam. Its twenty chapters explore two broad questions:1. What historical…    
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Book details

List price: $41.95
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/1/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 456
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 1.298
Language: English