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al-Jihad? It really means missionary warfare (Patricia Crone 2007)

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in response to reader comment: Patricia Crone (1945-2015)

Submitted by dhimmi no more (United States), Jul 12, 2015 at 11:53

Dr. Pipes

I urge the readers to read what Patricia Crone wrote about what is really al-Jihad and she defines it as:

"missionary warfare"

No one can define it any better than this and here is the article "Jihad Idea and History" and here is the link

https://www.opendemocracy.net/faith-europe_islam/jihad_4579.jsp

We have lost an amazing scholar who really helped in changing the way we must view the history of early Islam

May she rest in peace

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