Introduction; 1. The early and classical Murji'a; 2. Ibn Taymiyya's polemics on faith; 3. The 'Murji'ite' Muslim brotherhood; 4. Safar al-Hawali's Zahirat al-irja; 5. Salafi Jihadis and the theology of faith; 6. Theology and the changing shape of militancy.
Daniel Lav is a PhD candidate in Islamic and Middle East Studies at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in Israel.