Islamic beliefs about War and Peace

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Muslim Peace Fellowship
Dedicated to making the 'beauty of Islam' present in the modern world and promotes peace through Islam. They believe in compassion for all.
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War is sometimes necessary (Lesser Jihad)
'He who fights that Allah is superior, fights in Allah's Cause' (Prophet Muhammed)
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The Concept of Jihad is often misunderstood.
'Hate your enemy mildly; he may be your friend one day' (Ali ibn Abi Talib)
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Greater Jihad
Muslims strive to be a 'pure' Muslim and fights against his selfish desires.
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Lesser Jahid
e.g - War - however 'Holy War' must only be a last resort.
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Military Jihad
Strict rules similar to the Christian 'Just War Theory'
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War Must ...
Bring about peace and put an end to tyranny and oppression.
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War Must ...
Not be used to colonise or impose Islamic beliefs on non-believers.
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War Must ...
Not harm the sick, elderly, women and children, or the natural world.
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War Must ...
Avoid indiscriminate killing at all costs.
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War Must...
Jihad must be in the name of Allah and according to his will (not declared by a religious leader or government)
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Dying whilst serving Allah ...
Turns Muslim fighters into Martyrs. True Martyrs go straight to paradise and do not have to wait for the Day of Judgement.
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There is no concept of Pacifism in Islam ...
Although Peace is always promoted as a goal of war.
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'He who fights that Allah is superior, fights in Allah's Cause' (Prophet Muhammed)

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War is sometimes necessary (Lesser Jihad)

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'Hate your enemy mildly; he may be your friend one day' (Ali ibn Abi Talib)

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Muslims strive to be a 'pure' Muslim and fights against his selfish desires.

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e.g - War - however 'Holy War' must only be a last resort.

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