Center for the Study of Political Islam International

Articles about Political Islam

Basics

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Political Islam in numbers

Political Islam revealed in a statistical analysis of Islam's source texts.

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The Five Principles

Political Islam can be summarised in five principles – Trilogy, politics, Kafirs, dualism and submission.

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The Trilogy

The Trilogy is the Koran, the Sira and the Hadith.

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Kafir

It is usually translated as unbeliever or infidel, but that translation is wrong.

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Dualism

Islam is built on two principles - dualism and submission.

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Submission

The Koran and the Hadith say that every single person must submit to Islam.

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Koran

The Koran is true because it says that it is true.

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Mohammed

The Koran says that Mohammed is the divine human prototype for all of humanity.

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Jihad

Jihad totally changed history and created a new political landscape.

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Sharia

There is no aspect of life that the Sharia does not cover.

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Dhimmi

It was the dhimmi status which caused the collapse of Christianity.

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Women

Generally, in Islamic societies, every woman is lower than a man.