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Jihad And What It Really Means

Part of Belief and Beyond Belief

Take in this expert panel discussion on the idea and meaning of the word ‘jihad’.

‘Jihad’ is a controversial word, often closely linked to religious terrorism, with Muslim scholars debating its meaning to this day. This talk explores its varying translations, from ‘striving in the way of God’ to ‘Holy War’ and looks at how its historic meaning has been applied to modern day struggles.

A panel of Islamic scholars, religious experts, activists and religious leaders debate the meaning of ‘jihad’ and how it is harnessed.

Dates & times

4 Nov 2017
Approximate run time: 60 mins
  • 2:30 pm


Royal Festival Hall
Level 5 Function Room, Green side, Royal Festival Hall


Included in Pass

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This event is included in both the Saturday and Weekend Passes, and is part of With God On Our Side... Religion and War Weekend.