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To understand martyrdom, it’s important to first define jihad. This simple Venn diagram breaks down the Arabic root word of “jahada.”

Thus, Muslims struggle daily to do good and forbid evil. This constant struggle of good versus bad is universal and not unique to Islam. For radicals, the concept of jihad is narrowly defined–terrorists use the word “jihad” to mean an all-out-war against the so-called enemies of Islam.

From the word “jihad” is the concept of martyrdom. In Islam, a martyr is one who bears witness to events (specifically, sacrifice and struggle). In the modern-day world of terrorism, men believe they will enter Paradise if they commit suicide terrorism. Among the rewards of Heaven are 72 virgins.

Why isn’t the Islamic State stopped by all the peaceful passages of the Qur’an that non-Muslims who have never read the Qur’an assume dominate its pages?

“The new video, which Express.co.uk has chosen not to show, told ISIS fanatics to ‘wait and hide for them in houses, corners, roads’ and carry out murders.”

“Kill the polytheists wherever you find them and capture them and besiege them and sit in wait for them at every place of ambush” — Qur’an 9:5

To understand martyrdom, it’s important to first define jihad. This simple Venn diagram breaks down the Arabic root word of “jahada.”

Thus, Muslims struggle daily to do good and forbid evil. This constant struggle of good versus bad is universal and not unique to Islam. For radicals, the concept of jihad is narrowly defined–terrorists use the word “jihad” to mean an all-out-war against the so-called enemies of Islam.

From the word “jihad” is the concept of martyrdom. In Islam, a martyr is one who bears witness to events (specifically, sacrifice and struggle). In the modern-day world of terrorism, men believe they will enter Paradise if they commit suicide terrorism. Among the rewards of Heaven are 72 virgins.


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