Islamic Glossary: Letter J

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alt. jihaad

(1) Any form of "effort" or "striving" towards establishing Islam. (2) A religious war which is a duty extending to all times, only against those who (a) seek to destroy Islam or (b) put hinderances in the way of religious observance.

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