Peace and Jihad in Islam
by Sayyid Muhammad Rizvi
Publisher: NASIMCO 2006
There is a lot of misinformation and misunderstanding of the Islamic faith. The concept of jihad needs to be understood clearly. Many people in the media take Quranic text out of context. And so let us see: what is the meaning of jihad?
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