Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research

Audiobook for Forever on trial—Islam and the charge of violence

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The infamous essay “What ISIS really wants” from The Atlantic included the vacuous statement, “The reality is that the Islamic State is Islamic. Very Islamic.” Of course, this means absolutely nothing without explaining what we mean by the five letter word ‘Islam’, who gets to define it, and why every reputable authority in the mainstream community has declared the ideology of ISIS to be a violation of Islam. The present article sets the record straight on extremism, islamophobia, and religious violence.

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