By Peter Townsend
Essentially the most miserable realities of contemporary existence is the regularity with which lethal assaults are performed within the identify of Islam. virtually as miserable are the invariable reassurances by way of Western political leaders and media elites that those acts of violence had “nothing to do with Islam”. As a part of those reassurances we are going to additionally frequently pay attention the phrases Radical Islam, Islamism, Militant Islam, 'so-called' Islamic country (ISIS) and Jihadist bandied approximately as though those who act violently on behalf of Islam are by some means perverting the pristine teachings of the Muslim faith. but, niggling doubts stay. Why, if Islam is certainly a “religion of peace”, do those assaults preserve coming? Why are nearly all of acts of terror in our global this day conducted by means of humans steeped within the teachings of the Qur’an? along with his new ebook, “Nothing to do with Islam”? - Investigating the West’s most deadly Blind Spot, Peter Townsend (author of the hugely acclaimed wondering Islam - difficult Questions and sincere solutions concerning the Muslim faith) examines the proof so far as the potential hyperlink among Islam and violence is worried. He does this by means of rigorously examining the foundational texts of Islam (most particularly the Qur’an and traditions), in addition to the canonical set of inventory responses every time this sort of hyperlink is said. The query even if Islam promotes violence might rather well be essentially the most vital questions ever confronted by way of Western civilization. It merits extra recognition and research than a number of glib sound bites. not anything to do with Islam? provide you with the chance to check this query from all angles and are available for your personal conclusions.
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