"Ignoring the reality of jihad endangers my nation, while responding with fear endangers my Muslim family.
"There is a better way forward, a way that upholds both truth and compassion."
From New York Times bestselling author Nabeel Qureshi comes this personal, challenging, and respectful answer to the many questions surrounding jihad, the rise of ISIS, and Islamic terrorism.
The mass shooting in San Bernardino was the most lethal terror attack on American soil since 9/11, and it came on the heels of a coordinated assault on Paris. There is no question that innocents have been slaughtered in the name of Allah, and that jihad increasingly impinges upon our lives.
But do terrorists' actions actually reflect the religion of Islam? What about our peaceful Muslim neighbors?
Setting aside speculation and competing voices, Answering Jihad provides insights to the questions we are all trying to answer. What really is jihad? Who are the true Muslims? Is Islam a "religion of peace?" And perhaps most important: how are we to move forward?