The War on the Word 'Jihad' The word jihad is pervasive in American culture, but the word has changed meaning over the centuries. Some Islamic scholars think the word "jihad" should be abandoned and replaced with a more effective term.
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The War on the Word 'Jihad'

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The War on the Word 'Jihad'

The War on the Word 'Jihad'

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