ISIS, Jihad, and Islamic Law

When:
August 23, 2017 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
2017-08-23T19:00:00-04:00
2017-08-23T20:30:00-04:00
Where:
Foster Auditorium
102
Paterno Library, State College, PA 16801
United States

Mohammad Khalil

Michigan State University

How does ISIS attempt to justify its acts of terrorism? In this lecture, Mohammad Khalil discusses some of the traditional rules of armed jihad according to Islamic law, shows how the leadership of ISIS attempts to present their acts of terrorism as being in line with those rules, and examines mainstream Muslim scholarly responses to ISIS.