Note

In the name of Allah, the Gracious, the Merciful
The original version of this paper entitled ‘Jihad as Defense: Just-War Theory in the Qur’an and Sunnah’ has been revised, expanded, and updated based upon constructive feedback from trusted colleagues and the author’s continued research on the topic.

Abstract

Introduction

Types of jihad

Just war in the Qur’an and Sunnah

Answering proof-texts

Conclusion

Notes