Abdullah Sameer – My Journey From Islam

أَلَا يَعْلَمُ مَنْ خَلَقَ وَهُوَ اللَّطِيفُ الْخَبِيرُ Does He who created not know, while He is the Subtle, the Acquainted? (67:14)

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Islam and the legacy of violence

Many people say terrorist attacks are NOT allowed in Islam. But can we really say they have nothing to do with Islam?
This article will discuss that idea.  I am proposing that the Islamic texts lead to a hostile world view.
I’m not saying Islam allows killing people without a trial. I’m not saying that. I am not saying vigilantism is allowed in Islam. Please understand that.
 
Before you read this and think everything I quoted is out of context. Realize that this is what happens with all religions (especially man-made ones). There will be contradictory statements and interpretations and understandings all over the board.
 
My argument is that a straightforward reading of the Quran and Sunnah leads to something quite awful for humanity.
 
The Quran is antagonistic to kuffar. And whoever made this religion was irresponsible by leaving violent texts full of violent statements which has led to so much bloodshed in Allah’s name. We do not see as much of an emphasis on violent warfare in any other religion as we do in Islam. We do not see so much theological inspired terrorism as we do with Islam.

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