30 July, 2021

Crescendo Of Rage

Violence in the Muslim world is as much a creed of social churning as it is of religious inspiration

Iran: women police officer undergoing commencement training : being policed
Crescendo Of Rage

Is The Quran An Open Book?

Does the Quran justify violence?
Yes, when there is  persecution.

Has persecution  been defined?
Yes, when...freedom of religion is denied; or when people are oppressed; or their land is invaded

Is democracy  un-Islamic?
No, the concept of shoora or consultation in the Quran justifies democracy.

Do women enjoy  less rights than  men in Islam?
Yes, but largely because Islamic laws have been narrowly interpreted.

Is the Quran immutable?
All holy books are. Its interpretation isn’t.

Is Islam irrational?
No, the word ilm, or knowledge, is the  second-most used  word in the Quran.

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