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  • Whosoever condemns  terrorism must be welcomed by all.  People trying to foster  universal brotherhood must be supported by....
    ( By Iqbal Husain )
  • Hats Off is out of his mind. Is there any ambiguity at all?.... 
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • A bunch of hardcore christian theologians says Hats Off! He is not only in denial but resorting to a blatant lie. I repeat that ....
    ( By Naseer Ahmed )
  • “Why is the Sufi counter-narrative not effective enough to make a difference?” Sufi theologians need to do hard work. They must speak with one voice. The ...
    ( By Royalj )
  • Sir, In Sanatana Dharma (aka Hinduism), volumes have been written to establish that E:kam  e:va adviti:yam "One Only without a Second"....
    ( By Chilukuri Bhuvaneswar )
  • @DG Gyan Chandra Sikhism and Buddhism ? Reinterpretation and revision is the call of the hour.
    ( By Anand Kumar )
  • Let there be a 10 day seminar of the learned,men of knowledge.One side Ulemas of Sunni,Shiya or whomsoever....
    ( By DG Gyan Chandra )
  • Good info Mr Abbas. Thanks.'
    ( By Ajoy Chakra )
  • @Ajoy Chakra Turkey and Bosnia and If I am not wrong Azerbijaan too follow the policy of Secularism..' ..
    ( By Syed Arif Abbas Abdi )
  • A scholarly debate with an apostate would be a waste of time. A scholarly debate...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Extremism is the result of ignorance and inability to think for oneself. Forgetting the fundamental principles...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Hadith tales, whether they be about Taif or Ghazwa-e-Hind, do not deserve our time...
    ( By Ghulam Mohiyuddin )
  • Sufism is not Islam and against the teaching of Islam.In order to judge some thing as Islamic, it must....
    ( By Abu Basim Khan )
  • haha...offering water to tree of islam and secretly cutting its roots.....
    ( By Ahraz Mohiudin )
  • The coexistence and tolerance of Islam /Quran exposed in Islamic countries whereas same Islam adopt altogether ....
    ( By Vijay Tiwari )
  • But you are not opening eyes for 49th Imam and Fatimid khalifatullah Kareem Shah Al Hussaini led Islam??
    ( By Muhammad Mukhtar Alam )
  • Absolutely right@Iqbal'
    ( By Muhammad Shah Rukh )
  • @Dalchand Chauhan , you are as bigoted and fundamentalist as your sanghie friends like shaheen etc.'
    ( By Iqbal Husain )
  • @U P Ojha Sir, of course very nice guys are there but very few have guts to come forth rest maintain low profile by suppressing ...
    ( By Dalchand Chauhan )
  • The fact that this could be considered an act of apostasy must not be ruled out ... We have to appreciate reformers coming from the ...
    ( By Deepa Natarajan )
  • Chauhan sahb, 90 % of Indian muslin are illiterates and rest 80% are blind Orthodox....
    ( By U.p. Ojha )
  • @U.p. Ojha Dear sir, his(Sultan Shahin) job will be great only if he is listened, acted upon by the Muslim masses ....
    ( By Dalchand Chauhan )
  • If Islam has survived on sword and war then tell me how this Islam has spread In India. Just by Saint of Allah Khawaja Gareeb ...
    ( By Muhammad Shah Rukh )
  • @Bijay Choudhary Sir,the word terrorism has been unfortunately labelled to Muslims. Why doesn't the Indian media call the Maoists ....
    ( By Aamirr Sohail )
  • @amirr Sohail America fought in Korea in Vietnam for years then why Vietnamese and Koreans did not took to terrorism. No ....
    ( By Bijay Choudhary )
  • @Bijay Choudhary  Islamic terrorism is only 20 years old and Quran is about 1400 years old. Do you still think that the ....
    ( By Aamirr Sohail )
  • Islam has survived on the strength of sword and fire ,war and hatred which are enshrined in Quoran. Unless ....
    ( By Bijay Choudhary )
  • @Aamirr Sohail RSS is a Nationalist party ..  Many young muslim boys have ....
    ( By Jayaraman Subri )
  • Stop RSS terrorism first, your RSS terrorists are becoming prime minsters and minsters.' ....
    ( By Aamirr Sohail )
  • The very foundation of Islam , as I understand , is based on violence .. When I talk to muslim guys .. their way ....
    ( By Jayaraman Subri )
  • a bunch of biased hard core christian theologians are expected to support christian...
    ( By hats off! )
  • as usual mr. naseer ahmed proves his mastery over wilful ambiguity....
    ( By hats off! )
  • @Meraj Siddiqui he meant the stupid statement of mohammed arif as being a ....
    ( By Ali Siddiqui )
  • Ojha you are advised to study the Quran. You will get all the solutions of the problems...
    ( By Meraj Siddiqui )
  • @Mohammad Arif Ali Siddiqui And you are an idiot'
    ( By Ali Siddiqui )
  • Have you ever read it. If a Hollywood actress like Lindsay Lohan can accept Islam by reading ...
    ( By Aamirr Sohail )
  • @UP Ojha At present Islam is deep embedded in Indian subcontinent with largest of its ....
    ( By Ajukis Rambler )
  • Yes, very right, have put it to it's real place'.
    ( By Dalchand Chauhan )
  • If a book has so much to create violence than peace than why don't all just denounce...
    ( By Chandan Bandyopadhyay )
  • Whatever it is it SURELY not God revealed as being claimed, and can be modified...
    ( By Venugopal Bhat )
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    Ijtihad, Rethinking Islam
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    Among many factors, social, economic, political, psychological, the one common feature is a brainwashing of vulnerable people on the basis of a supremacist, xenophobic, intolerant, exclusivist and totalitarian Jihadi theology. This is a blatant misuse of Islam, a spiritual path to salvation, that 1.6 billion Muslims believe, teaches peace, pluralism, co-existence and good neighbourliness.

     But there has to be a reason why jihadi ideology has gained acceptance so quickly; why fatwas issued by reputed moderate scholars prove so ineffective? How are Jihadis able to create a 100 percent certainty in the minds of some Muslims that violence against innocent people, including Muslims, whom they consider infidel, will please God and lead them to heaven?

     Clearly we Muslims need to rethink some basic features of our theology. Success of jihadism lies in the fact that, at its core, the jihadi theology is not very different from the consensus theology of all other schools of Islamic thought. For instance, jihadists are able to misuse the intolerant, xenophobic, war-time verses of the holy Quran, as Muslims believe that all verses, regardless of the context, are of universal applicability. Indeed, the Islamic theology of consensus, taught in all madrasas, says that Quran is uncreated, meaning that it is just an aspect of God; and so, divine like God Himself.....

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