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The Jihad Seminar - Hanifa Deen

The Jihad Seminar

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Published: 1st August 2008
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In March 2002, three Muslims attend an evangelical Christian seminar promoted to reveal the inner secrets of Holy Jihad.

Shocked by what they hear, they convince the Islamic Council of Victoria to lodge a complaint against Catch the Fire Ministries, under a controversial new hate speech law. A case expected to be over in three days turns into an unholy war of words lasting five long years freedom of speech versus freedom from vilification is under the spotlight.

Award-winning author Hanifa Deen follows this case from beginning to end, witnessing the religious impulse at its best and worst. Her very human account focuses on the personalities and motives of the two religious tribes Muslims and born again Christians. Real people on both sides of the courtroom express their pain and their innocence at a hearing that turns into a nightmare.

Author's Note
Acknowledgements
Prologue
Part One: Scholars and Martyrs
Part Two: Magic and the Law
Part Three: Dar-al-Harb (House of War)
Part Four: A Question of Boundaries
Part Five: To the Barricades
Part Six: A Posse of Pastors and a Wayward Priest
Part Seven: Crossing Over
Part Eight: Love, Laughter and Land Ahoy!
Part Nine: The Decision
Part Ten: The Parable of the Three Rings
Epilogue
Chronology
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ISBN: 9781921401121
ISBN-10: 1921401125
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 271
Published: 1st August 2008
Publisher: UWA Publishing
Weight (kg): 0.4