Ibn Qudama, d. 1223, hanbali. Cit. ur. Henri Laoust, Le précis de droit d’Ibn Qudama […] (Beirut 1950), s. 273-6, 281.
This Hanbali Fiqh is congruent with the Shafi'ite, compare it to Reliance of the Traveller, Book O9. Take due notice of the following points in this quote.
- Offensive Jihad is a collective obligation, binding on the Ummah until enough men answer the call.
- Defensive Jihad is an individual obligation, binding on all able bodied Muslims of full age and reason.
- Jihad is the best of extra credit good works for Brownie Points from Allah.