Books

Book length scholarly works on jihad and terrorism

Popular Egyptian Shaykh Yusuf al-Qaradawi published a two-volume work in 2010 on the jurisprudence surrounding war and physical conflict in Islamic law, entitled The Fiqh of Jihad: A Comparative Study of its Rulings and Philosophy in Light of the Qur’an and Sunnah. It is currently only available in Arabic.  (A review and summary of its contents by the Tunisian intellectual Rashid al-Ghannushi is also available.)

Shaykh Abdullah bin Bayyah gave a lecture about the causes and solutions of terrorism at the International Islamic Fiqh Academy in Jeddah in 2005. The lecture is available online in Arabic. The lecture was later expanded and published as a book, entitled Terrorism: Diagnosis and Solutions, currently available only in Arabic.