Center for the Study of Political Islam

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September 10th, 2018

Political Islam and Jihad

topic Jihad

We must talk about Islam in the political realm, because it is a powerful political system, a system that concerns us. Islam is called the religion of peace, but its politics are the politics of jihad and war. In Medina Mohammed became a victorious warrior...

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July 30th, 2018

Islam vs. Christians and Jews

topic Jews topic Christians

Islam says that you are a Christian, if and only if, you believe that Christ was a man who was a prophet of Allah; there is no Trinity; Jesus was not crucified nor resurrected and that He will return to establish Sharia law. According to Islam to be a true...

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July 22nd, 2018

Islam and Dogs

Have you ever noticed the strange relationship of Islam to dogs? Dogs are seen as impure in Islam. It is even forbidden to have dogs at home, the only exception being dogs kept for security: Mohammed said, "Whoever keeps a (pet) dog which is neither a...

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June 14th, 2018

Islam and Women

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The dualism of Islam allows for two ways to treat women. They can be honored and protected or they can be beaten. Today Western nations allow Islamic women to be treated as Islam wants to treat them. In short, they are not subject to our laws and customs of...

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April 30th, 2018

Political Islam and Islamism

1. INTRODUCTION In the media, we often come across terms such as Islam or Islamism. Islam is mostly understood as a religion which is peaceful in its nature, whereas Islamism stands at the opposite side of the spectrum as an “extremist” ideology, exploiting...

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November 7th, 2016

Open Letter in Response to Hijab Emoji

topic Veiling topic Women

Not long ago, arguments put forward by a young Rayouf Alhumedhi from Saudi Arabia appeared in the media. She defends the use of an emoji with the hijab symbol (in full available here ). Her arguments were accepted as appropriate and well-formulated in many...

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