Thanks for the link. Most people concentrate on the better-known, but extremist, meaning. It means nothing more nor less than "crusade". And does that make Campus Crusade for Christ a "Christianist extremist group?"
Steven Montgomery wrote: > At 08:25 PM 11/11/2002, Gary wrote: > > >Their Jihad is on the same level as the Christian Crusades. Those who > >went on the Crusades were promised everlasting life. They were told to > >use whatever means to obtain the holy city. And they did. They were > >ruthless, killing men, women and children. They even toppled > >Constantinople, an Orthodox Christian city! > > > >So it is with the Jihad today. It is a holy war. In holy war, or a > >Crusade, people will do whatever is necessary to obtain victory and > >heaven. > > For an interesting look at the various meanings behind Jihad, including > that of the Islamic Fundamentalists, I recommend: > http://www.danielpipes.org/article/498 > > -- > Steven Montgomery > [EMAIL PROTECTED] > > "Nations are defined by their founders. George Washington set a standard of > selfless public service and heroic private virtue against which American > politicians continue to be measured - and found wanting - even today." > --Steven W. Mosher > > ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// > /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// > ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// > -- Marc A. Schindler Spruce Grove, Alberta, Canada -- Gateway to the Boreal Parkland “Man will occasionally stumble over the truth, but most of the time he will pick himself up and continue on” – Winston Churchill Note: This communication represents the informal personal views of the author solely; its contents do not necessarily reflect those of the author’s employer, nor those of any organization with which the author may be associated. ////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// /// ZION LIST CHARTER: Please read it at /// /// http://www.zionsbest.com/charter.html /// ///////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////////// ==^^=============================================================== This email was sent to: email@example.com EASY UNSUBSCRIBE click here: http://topica.com/u/?aaP9AU.bWix1n.YXJjaGl2 Or send an email to: [EMAIL PROTECTED] T O P I C A -- Register now to manage your mail! http://www.topica.com/partner/tag02/register ==^^===============================================================