What is jihad? It’s complicated
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Wilson, E.
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Wilson, E. (2017, July 17). What is jihad? It’s complicated. Preemptive Love. https://preemptivelove.org/blog/what-is-jihad-its-complicated/

This article provides an historical review of the connection between the contemporary violent appropriated jihadist actions and the Nazi Germany’s military terror onto neighboring countries, and how language is used to induce horror and violence. Similarly, in the Arabic language, the term jihad  is  used in ways that were never intended.


The Teaching Against Islamophobia resources were developed with funding support from the Law Foundation of BC, and the Centre for Comparative Muslim Studies at SFU.

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