I've used that fact already in my writing. Why do non-Muslims need to know what's in the Koran? Because sixty-one percent of it is about them. Here's a good one:
Another statistical conclusion: Islam is primarily a political doctrine, not a religion.We can really use this insight. When someone makes the "inner struggle" argument, we now have a solid response. Read the rest of the article: Statistics and the Meaning of Islam. Print this post
Simple statistics reveal the true nature of the political/religious idea of jihad. When the word jihad is used, Muslims say that there are two kinds of jihad. There is the religious jihad, the "greater jihad" — the inner struggle against personal problems. And the war jihad is the "lesser jihad."
The Hadith of Bukhari gives all of the tactical details of jihad. A simple counting method shows that 3% of the hadiths are about the inner struggle, whereas, 97% of the hadiths are about jihad as war. So is jihad the inner struggle? Yes, 3%. Is jihad the war against kafirs? Yes, 97%.