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Islam and Politics

Updated: MAGAZINES In making an assessment of Islam in relation to politics, one crucial point must be taken into consideration, which is that, politics is only a relative and not the real part of Islam. This difference between a real and a relative feature is that what is essential is relevant in all circumstances and … Continue reading

If Islam is religion of Peace, Why Jihad?

What is jihad? Jihad means struggle, to struggle one’s utmost. Both the Qur’an and the Hadith have attached great importance to jihad. It must be appreciated at the outset that this word is used for non-violent struggle as opposed to violent struggle. One clear proof of this is the verse of the Qur’an (25:52) which … Continue reading

Boko Haram: Jihad or Terrorism in Nigeria?

Religion not Single Cause of Nigeria Violence: About 4,000 Nigerians have been killed by violence during the past 11 years in Plateau State, according to Human Rights Watch. Locals say the conflict may be along ethnic and religious lines, but the root of the fighting is often political and economic. Nigeria is often described as … Continue reading

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