An Introduction to Islam

An Introduction to Islam

There are peaceful Sunnis and peaceful Shias as well as violent Sunnis and violent Shias. Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the new caliph of the Islamic State is Sunni whereas the Iranians also calling for Israel and the West's destruction is 90%-95% Shia. It is simply not accurate to say one sect is violent while the other one is not. The Quran teaches that Mohammed's example is to be imitated, therefore they cannot escape violence lest they ignore his example...

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Why I love Muslims and not Islam

Why I love Muslims and not Islam

As I feel the burden to comment increasingly on Islam I also feel an equal burden to differentiate between Islam the religion and Muslims who are born into an Islamic context. A majority of Muslims that I have personally interacted with are sweet, friendly, and opposed to violence in the name of Allah, and for this I rejoice. I genuinely love Muslim people...

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