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The author asks whether extremist Islamic fundamentalist movements, which believe in jihad and martyrdom as ways of combating occupation, will grow with the US invasion of Iraq. The author also discusses the relation between the US and Islamic countries after the war. See Also: Art. 13: an article...
During the celebration of his appointment to a full professorship at the University of Leiden, the president of the university delivered a speech in which he described (Dr.) Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid as the silent intellect. However, “there is a historical moment when the intellect breaks his silence and...
Islamic fundamentalism in the sense of being a dogma can be summarized in: the world is divided into nations of Islam and nations of war, the world is either jahīlīya [pre-Islam] or hākimīya [the application of the sharī‘a and strict observance of God’s commands]. Armed jihād is a must to establish...
The report notices "some recent positive developments in the promotion of religious freedom." The areas of church building and preparing new history textbooks for public school children are explicitly mentioned. However, the Commission finds that serious problems of discrimination against a number...
Khilafa [the rule of a caliph, a successor of Mohammed who holds both worldly and religious responsibilities], the republic, monarchy; these are different forms of government systems. Which of them represents the Islamic system? Dr. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa, the Islamic thinker, expresses his...
Islam is a religion for this world. It is a heavenly constitution ensuring true justice for all people, man’s good and virtue, freedom, equality, tolerance. It is a religion of principle and faith, a religion of easiness, not hardship. But preachers of Islam emerged claiming that their duty and...

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