Friday, July 08, 2011

The battle for the soul of Islam heats up

There has always been a sort of civil war within Islam (at least so far as I can make out), and this is now heating up.

On one hand are the majority of peace-loving and law-abiding muslims who want to get on with their own lives, and consider their religion a matter of their own personal relationship with their God

On the other hand are those, as in Al Qaeda and Hizb ut-Tahrir, who are committed to a more radical, extreme or "pure" form of Islam, for example: Sphere: Related Content

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