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Dutch scholar Johannes Jansen contributed an essay – ‘The Religious Roots of Muslim Violence’ – to a 2011 anthology entitled, ‘Terrorism: Ideology, Law, and Policy’. In it he makes the case that violence and terrorism are part and parcel of the Islamic religion, traceable to its root sources at...
‘Abd Allāh al-‘Alyān, the author, discusses an article written by Radwān al-Sayyid about the thoughts of late prominent leader of the Muslim Brotherhood, Sayyid Qutb. The article aims to acquit Qutb of being the ideological source of violence-motivated groups.
Eight members of an organization have been accused of disseminating extremist thoughts based on distorting the Islamic religion and opposing its teachings. These thoughts deny all practices of pilgrimage. They also claim that real fasting should be practiced in the month of Sha’ban instead of the...
The author refutes a comment opposing his ideas concerning the punishment for apostasy, the rule of "Intentionally denying one of the fundamentals of religion" and the so-called "wars of apostasy."
The Salafiyin [Editor: A name for very conservative Muslims. It is however not an organization or a group as the article may suggest] adopts a certain way in trading, a way that is supposed to be Islamic, but in fact, is not. They spread in the crowded slum areas where people are, culturally, very...
A strange and negative thing about the Islamic culture in the Muslim world, is our need to discuss subjects while the Qur’an and Mohammed’s tradition have been telling us about the ideal community and about a Muslim woman’s political rights and political practices.
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