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Review of Mia Bloom's Dying to Kill: The Allure of Suicide Terror
(Phi Alpha Theta National History Honor Society, 2007)
Islamism and Jihadism: The Transformation of Classical Notions of Jihad into an Ideology of Terrorism
Contemporary jihad is the lineal descendant of classical jihad theory as modified by contemporary radical Islam. It has expressions in both Sunni and Shi‘ite Islam, but differs from the classical material in that the targets ...
Review of Michael Bonner's Jihad in Islamic History: Doctrines and Practice
(Middle East Institute, 2007)
Suicide Attacks or "Martyrdom Operations" in Contemporary Jihad Literature
(University of California Press, 2002-10)
Martyrdom operations are a factor in contemporary radical Islam. These operations have their roots in classical jihad literature, but fundamentally are a by-product of widespread frustration and perceived humiliations ...
The recovery of radical Islam in the wake of the defeat of the Taliban
This article analyses the intellectual and religious processes through which radical Islam has had to confront its defeat in Afghanistan and rebuild during the period since that time, including paradigms of battle, dreams ...
The Ashab Al-Ukhdud: History and Hadith in a Martyrological Sequence
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2008)
(Cambridge University Press, 1998)
Messianism in the Mid-11th/17th Century as Exemplified by Al-Barzanji (1040-1103/1630-1691)
(The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, 2007)
Women Fighting in Jihad?
The subject of women fighting in jihad has been a controversial and under-researched topic in classical and contemporary Muslim religious literature. In general, classical authorities did not see women fighting except in ...
THE PROPHET MUHAMMAD, LABĪD AL-YAHŪDĪ AND THE COMMENTARIES TO SŪRA 113
(Oxford University Press, 2000)