Darryl Cornett is a pastor, historian and former seminary professor. He has written a very informative article asking the question as to whether a fundamental connection exists between Islam and terrorism. His concluding paragraphs are quoted below. You should read the rest of the article to see why he arrives at the conclusion that he does.
The article begins by tracing the founding of Islam and then examines what the Quran teaches about Jihad. Cornett goes on to look at the issue of war in the Old Testament and President Obama’s recent comments at the National Prayer Breakfast.