Jihad accountable talk presentation


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Jihad accountable talk presentation

  1. 1. Ok Scholars! Time to read, analyze, and engage accountably in academic conversation.
  2. 2. But first! The best accountable talks happen when: -All members are included! ( All voices are heard…) -You practice SMART -You stay on topic, redirect the conversation -You discuss a controversial issue!
  3. 3. As you learn about the topics, please FOLLOW ALL DIRECTIONS: If asked to take notes/write, write in your spiral please.
  4. 4. Let’s talk about Jihad. What is it?  Jihad literally means “ to strive” or to struggle to overcome an issue/problem in life. When you practice Jihad, you are trying to overcome a difficulty.  Since you know the literal meaning of Jihad, it can be done in three ways:  By the tongue (Speaking) , by the pen, and by the sword
  5. 5. 1- (In your group, create a definition of the term Jihad in your own words based on learning from previous slides.)
  6. 6. Read: Muhammad said there are 2 types of Jihad: Lesser Jihad: One of the forms of this Jihad is to take up arms in defense of Islam or a Muslim country when Islam is attacked. This kind of Jihad has to be declared by the religious leadership or by a Muslim head of state who is following the Quran and Sunnah. (It is a physical fight!) Greater Jihad : This type of Jihad occurs within a person’s heart and mind. It is a challenge to think before speaking, work hard to achieve a goal, treat others respectfully.
  7. 7. 2) Discuss and Answer with your group: Why do you think the GREATER JIHAD (or biggest struggle) is an internal one, inside of a person?
  8. 8. IMPORANT INFORMATION: (Read) *Protecting yourself and religious beliefs is part of Jihad. The Qur’an forbids Muslims  to force non-Muslims to convert. *The Qur’an also allows for war. It has rules for fighting. These include: -Not destroying the bodies of dead victims, harming women, children, or elderly. -Soldiers cannot destroy property, crops of houses of worship
  9. 9. 3) Discuss and answer (in spiral!) the following question with your group. Questions: Are the Qur’an’s guidelines for war being followed in our world? Is Jihad being peacefully practiced?
  10. 10. Discuss opinions and answer the following question in your spiral. 4) How has the media (TV, news, magazines)shaped our country’s view of Islam and Jihad?
  11. 11. 5) Video: Within your group, discuss the purpose of the video. What did the creators hope to teach us? (List ideas…)