Category Archives: extremism

Imam Ibn Taymiyyah al-Qadiriyyah as-Sufi?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong ‎“Thus the meaning of sufi alludes to the meaning of siddiq or one who has reached complete Truthfulness, because the best of human beings after prophets are the siddiqin…” – Ibn Taymiyya, At-Tawassuf, Majmu’a Fatawa Ibn … Continue reading

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Zakir Naik, challenged by 16 year old’s question!

By Paul S Armstrong Even a 16 year old student has more sense and knowledge of Islam than “Dr” (Mullah) Naik! I really don’t see his appeal… “You asked the question is Christmas wrong? 100% wrong according to me!” – … Continue reading

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Misunderstood spirituality

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong Islam is greatly misunderstood, even by so many who claim to practice it. In this way, how is Islam any different from so many other religions? Judaism is greatly misunderstood by at least some Jews and … Continue reading

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Young People’s PVE – Discussion, Debate, Q & A

 TAKE PART HAVE YOUR SAY AT THE YOUNG PEOPLE’S PREVENTING VIOLENT EXTREMISM (PVE) DISCUSSION, DEBATE, QUESTION & ANSWER SESSION To be held on 10th March 2010, from 6.30pm – 8.30pm at Dunstall Community Centre, Dunstall Avenue, Whitmore Reans, Wolverhampton, … Continue reading

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Niqab?

By Paul Salahuddin Armstrong I’m not much in favour of telling people what to wear and what not to, which is in effect what a ban would do… However, isn’t that the whole issue surrounding niqab? Muslim women have been … Continue reading

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Where is God Not – Mullah Nasruddin

My beloveds, I travelled again to the village of my friend Tekka, after years away. He had become very devout in his ways, sometimes a little pompous, but still the kind soul I had loved for years. I visited him, … Continue reading

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The Swastika and the Crescent

In the wake of Sept. 11, new light is thrown on the international ties increasingly linking Muslim and neo-Nazi extremists By Martin A. Lee (Spring 2002) As Germany’s defeat loomed during the final months of World War II, Adolf Hitler … Continue reading

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