Thursday, October 21, 2004

The "Islamic Reformation" Revisited

"We English-speakers are heirs to a society in which Protestantism triumphed by force, and to colonies in most of which Protestant churches represented a state faith. "

"there seems to be a clear desire on the part of Muslim "reformers" to gain favor with Westerners by reassuring the latter of a purported correctness in Christian criticisms of the situation in Islam, and to convince them that the "reformers" represent a positive way forward for the faith of Muhammad."
TCS: Tech Central Station - The "Islamic Reformation" Revisited

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