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Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 9, 2017 at 07:46

Dr Pipes

Here is the hadith about al-Jihad al-Akbar wa al-Asghar (the bigger and smaller jihad) it is in al-Bayhaqi's collection البيهقي كتاب الزهد ص 165رقم 373 or al-Bayhaqi's book Kitab al-Zuhd page 165 number 173 and here is the link to the hadith

http://www.ahlalhdeeth.com/vb/showthread.php?t=236906

Notice that the hadith is rated as: هذا الاسناد ضعيف or this isnad is da'eef or weak which makes the hadith untrustworthy You will find in the link a commentary by al-Sheitk al-Albani the modern scholar that this hadith is untrustworthy and it is not included in the 6 Sahih compilations of al-Ahadith

Most damaging to anyone who claims that the primary meaning of the word al-Jihad is not holy war would be the following:

1. In this link he tells his readers ولم ترد كلمة الجهاد ومشتقاتها في القران الكريم الا لمعنى قتال المشركين وامنافقين

Or: The word al-Jihad in the Holy Qur'an only means fighting of polytheists and hypocrites

This means that the meaning of the jihad is holy war and notice that he questions the term bigger jihad by saying how can it be bigger when the man is sitting in his home enjoying food and drinks and women instead of being out fighting in the cause of Allah

Here is the link

http://mawdoo3.com/%D9%85%D8%A7_%D9%87%D9%88_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%AC%D9%87%D8%A7%D8%AF_%D8%A7%D9%84%D8%A3%D9%83%D8%A8%D8%B1

2. Prof Dario Fernandez Morera wrote in his book: The Myth of Andalosian Paradise:and he is exposing this big lie about the meaning of meaning of the word Jihad and the doctrine of holy war in the Quran

"Now it is certainly possible that for centuries the medieval Muslims scholars who interpreted the sacred Islamic texts as well as Muslim military leaders (including perhaps Muhammad himself when he led his armies into battle against infidels unwilling to submit) misunderstood (unlike today's experts in Islamic studies) the primaryily defensive meaning of jihad and that as a result of this mistake Muslim armies erroneously went and always defensively conquered half the known world Or perhaps these conquering Muslim armies were somehow merely exerting themselves to resist temptation and overcome evil"

Amazing words that are almost impossible to refute


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2Mullah Linda Sarsour (Sala Allahu 'Alayha wa Salam) declares Jihad aka Holy War on the Trump Administration! No I'm not kidding! [477 words]dhimmi no moreJul 7, 2017 08:13239893
1Ibn Taymiyya dismissed the greater/lesser jihad hadith [183 words]dhimmi no moreJul 8, 2017 06:51239893
True Jihadies and untrue Jihadies (like true and untrue Muslims) [283 words]PrashantJul 9, 2017 03:39239893
1More about the so called "bigger and smaller" jihad [348 words]dhimmi no moreJul 9, 2017 07:46239893
To truth is pesky it never goes away [552 words]dhimmi no moreJul 10, 2017 08:07239893
1Linda Sarsour finds another hadith that is anachronistic and more evidence that she has no credibility [321 words]dhimmi no moreJul 12, 2017 08:22239893
1Refuting Linda Sarsour's nonsense and the revered el-Sheikh al-Albani believed that the smaller/greater jihad hadith is bogus [240 words]dhimmi no moreJul 15, 2017 07:32239893
1Linda Sarsour declares jihad and Sheikh al-Azhar explains the primary meaning of the word al-Jihad is holy war [33 words]dhimmi no moreJul 15, 2017 08:22239893
1Linda Sarsour and the Left and now even the HuffPost is turning against her [109 words]dhimmi no moreJul 23, 2017 07:01239893
Muslim apologists are desperate to prove that jihad is about some bogus inner struggle and Q25:52 [354 words]dhimmi no moreJul 25, 2017 07:09239893
The New Left just discovered that Linda Sarsour, and to quote Courtney Love-Cobain. is "vile" [118 words]dhimmi no moreAug 2, 2017 17:27239893
1The real ex-Muslim feminist is Wafa' Sultan Oh Linda Sarsour? You judge for yourself [139 words]dhimmi no moreAug 4, 2017 06:54239893
1This is what al-Bukhari tells us about why Linda Sarsour should wear a hijab! Read and laugh! [154 words]dhimmi no moreAug 6, 2017 12:21239893
1Linda Sarsour is not not white but she is black! But wait Allah does not like black people! He likes white people! My evidence? Surat Ali Imran 106-107 [265 words]dhimmi no moreSep 10, 2017 10:19239893
1JIhad in the Sinai and this time against Muslims! [706 words]dhimmi no moreNov 25, 2017 10:57239893
1JIhad in the Sinai and this time against Muslims! and this time Rasha Magdi Part two [218 words]dhimmi no moreNov 27, 2017 09:50239893
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2Palestinian Linda Sarsour Loves Dead American Jews [101 words]RobertFeb 23, 2017 13:06236924
4Meaning of Sarsour in Arabic [6 words]MikeFeb 9, 2017 19:16236561
5Linda "Terrorist" Sarsour [289 words]RobertFeb 9, 2017 15:00236555
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ShmayahFeb 6, 2017 20:05236455
1ISLAMOMARXISTS ARE DOUBLE DEADLY FASCISTS [209 words]Ann InquirerFeb 5, 2017 12:30236380
1The Devolution of American Icons [113 words]DaveFeb 4, 2017 20:09236314
1Islam must accept apostasy as an option, or it will never be feminist (or even fair) [122 words]C TFeb 4, 2017 12:57236306
3It almost gets hilarious [271 words]PrashantFeb 7, 2017 20:44236306
2Q 4:34 pokes a hole in 'God's last message' hypothesis. [347 words]PrashantJul 13, 2017 12:55236306
1Sarsour's Amuse bouche [68 words]Susana MoskowitzFeb 4, 2017 11:14236302
1A few cards missing [30 words]Michael SFeb 4, 2017 07:06236295
1Left's rising star [48 words]Linda SarsourFeb 3, 2017 19:40236277
Will The Real Linda Sarsour Wear a Burqa or Niqab? [203 words]Mike RamirezFeb 4, 2017 19:57236277
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2Islam is (also) a political party [188 words]PrashantFeb 6, 2017 22:19236277
Boudoir babes. [50 words]donqpublicFeb 3, 2017 12:02236273
1She's a walking, talking endorsement of Trump's ban, or of it being extended [47 words]AnonFeb 3, 2017 09:16236271
2Sarsour should not be showing her face [228 words]
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Mike RamirezFeb 3, 2017 07:38236270
Linda Sarsur [10 words]Michael LermanFeb 3, 2017 00:57236260
Find the Money Sources [25 words]DENNIS ALLEN DURKOPFeb 3, 2017 00:17236259
2Linda Sarsour, pen name [32 words]
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baruchFeb 2, 2017 23:51236258
1A Rose by any other Name...... [78 words]Pied PiperFeb 5, 2017 12:27236258
1Careful [29 words]
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Dan SimonFeb 2, 2017 22:44236254

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