Jihad What does it all mean?
Recap last day… <ul><li>There are different people who are telling us different things about what Muslims believe. </li></...
Jihad <ul><li>A lot of the disagreements all come down to the way different people understand this small word. </li></ul><...
First things first… <ul><li>Think of things that you ‘struggle with’. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss in groups. </li></ul><ul><...
What does it really mean when we say  ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>I struggle with the war in Iraq. </li></ul><ul><li>I kno...
What does it really mean when we say  ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>What about “I struggle with not talking about people beh...
What does it really mean when we say  ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>What about “I struggle with my weight.” </li></ul><ul><l...
So struggling… <ul><li>Have an idea of how things should be. </li></ul><ul><li>Trying really hard to make things be like t...
Jihad <ul><li>Jihad is an Arabic word. </li></ul><ul><li>Q2: What does  Jihad  mean in English? </li></ul>
Q2: <ul><li>“ Jihad is an Arabic word. In English, Jihad means…” </li></ul>
Outer struggle… <ul><li>Do you ever have struggles with other people? </li></ul><ul><li>When you have to stick up for some...
Inner struggle… <ul><li>Do you ever have struggles inside you? </li></ul><ul><li>When you know you shouldn’t laugh at some...
Why that way round? <ul><li>Has anyone ever told you that you are your own worst enemy? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think...
Q3 <ul><li>What are ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ Jihad? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Greater Jihad is like the struggle… </li></ul><ul><l...
The Lesser Jihad <ul><li>Next day. </li></ul><ul><li>When is it right to go to war? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it ever okay to k...
When is it okay to hit somebody? <ul><li>Never? </li></ul><ul><li>Or is it maybe okay sometimes?? </li></ul><ul><li>How do...
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  1. 1. Jihad What does it all mean?
  2. 2. Recap last day… <ul><li>There are different people who are telling us different things about what Muslims believe. </li></ul><ul><li>Some people are even saying opposites! </li></ul><ul><li>So we decided that we need to look at more information - to avoid being prejudiced. </li></ul>
  3. 3. Jihad <ul><li>A lot of the disagreements all come down to the way different people understand this small word. </li></ul><ul><li>So we’re going to look at what it means. </li></ul><ul><li>Actually two meanings… </li></ul>
  4. 4. First things first… <ul><li>Think of things that you ‘struggle with’. </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss in groups. </li></ul><ul><li>Q1: ‘In my life I struggle with…’ </li></ul><ul><li>‘I struggle with this because…’ </li></ul>
  5. 5. What does it really mean when we say ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>I struggle with the war in Iraq. </li></ul><ul><li>I know that it is incredibly hard to justify killing innocent civilians. </li></ul><ul><li>If the world was perfect it would not happen. </li></ul><ul><li>So I should be writing letters and emails and protesting. </li></ul>
  6. 6. What does it really mean when we say ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>What about “I struggle with not talking about people behind their backs.” </li></ul><ul><li>I know it’s not right to do it. </li></ul><ul><li>If the world was perfect it wouldn’t happen. </li></ul><ul><li>It’s really difficult not to, so I have to try really hard. </li></ul>
  7. 7. What does it really mean when we say ‘I struggle with…’? <ul><li>What about “I struggle with my weight.” </li></ul><ul><li>I know I should lose some weight to be more healthy. </li></ul><ul><li>If I was perfect I would not eat too much and do lots of exercise. </li></ul><ul><li>But the cake in the fridge is just so tempting! </li></ul>
  8. 8. So struggling… <ul><li>Have an idea of how things should be. </li></ul><ul><li>Trying really hard to make things be like that. </li></ul><ul><li>Are there different types of struggles? </li></ul><ul><li>This is Jihad. </li></ul><ul><li>It means struggle. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Jihad <ul><li>Jihad is an Arabic word. </li></ul><ul><li>Q2: What does Jihad mean in English? </li></ul>
  10. 10. Q2: <ul><li>“ Jihad is an Arabic word. In English, Jihad means…” </li></ul>
  11. 11. Outer struggle… <ul><li>Do you ever have struggles with other people? </li></ul><ul><li>When you have to stick up for someone whose getting bullied or picked on? </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims call this the “Lesser Jihad.” </li></ul>
  12. 12. Inner struggle… <ul><li>Do you ever have struggles inside you? </li></ul><ul><li>When you know you shouldn’t laugh at someone but you really want to? </li></ul><ul><li>Muslims call this the “Greater Jihad.” </li></ul>
  13. 13. Why that way round? <ul><li>Has anyone ever told you that you are your own worst enemy? </li></ul><ul><li>Why do you think the internal battle is described as ‘Greater”? </li></ul><ul><li>Discuss. </li></ul>Q3: What are ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ Jihad?
  14. 14. Q3 <ul><li>What are ‘greater’ and ‘lesser’ Jihad? </li></ul><ul><li>“ Greater Jihad is like the struggle… </li></ul><ul><li>And lesser Jihad is like the struggle… I think it is this way round because… </li></ul>
  15. 15. The Lesser Jihad <ul><li>Next day. </li></ul><ul><li>When is it right to go to war? </li></ul><ul><li>Is it ever okay to kill innocent people? </li></ul><ul><li>Who was telling the truth about Islam? </li></ul>
  16. 16. When is it okay to hit somebody? <ul><li>Never? </li></ul><ul><li>Or is it maybe okay sometimes?? </li></ul><ul><li>How do you decide? </li></ul>

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