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All faithful Muslims are thus involved in a continuous ‘greater jihad’, which is largely
nonviolent. The ‘lesser jihad’, or war, is commanded by Allah but must be carried out
according to strict rules. There is a sense in which the lesser jihad is both a ‘Holy War’ and
‘Just War’. But the purpose pf the lesser jihad (or war) is not to make others Muslim,
although some (Muslims and non-Muslim)...
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