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The Road to Martyrs' SquareA Journey into the World of the Suicide Bomber$
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Anne Marie Oliver and Paul F. Steinberg

Print publication date: 2006

Print ISBN-13: 9780195305593

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.001.0001

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. A Tourist in the Dunya

. A Tourist in the Dunya

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(p.158) 48. A Tourist in the Dunya
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The Road to Martyrs' Square
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Anne Marie Oliver

Paul F. Steinberg

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195305593.003.0048

The family home of Muhammad Rushdi is located in al–'Arub, a little village not far from Bethlehem. After Muhammad's death, his brother said, the family had been besieged with visitors wanting to offer their condolences. Everyone had heard of Muhammad 'Aziz Rushdi and they printed as many as twenty thousand martyr cards as mementoes for the mourners. For Muslims, the greatest thing that one can wish for is to be in Paradise. Rushdi wanted this all the time. It was also a common charge made by Islamists that the Jews and Christians had changed their scriptures to hold back the advance of Islam.

Keywords:   Muhammad Rushdi, Islamists, martyr cards, Paradise

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