Tag Archive: Deobandism

Virginia Imam Shaker Elsayed Endorses Female Circumcision (FGM): It Prevents Girls from Becoming Hypersexually Active by MEMRI

MEMRI June 2, 2017 During a sermon in Fairfax County, Virginia, Imam Shaker Elsayed endorsed the practice of female circumcision, saying that it was “the honorable thing for girls” in cases when it is necessary in order to prevent hypersexuality….
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Replies to Questions About Sufism From A High School Teacher in Columbia, Missouri, USA by Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

CIP April 22, 2017 Instructor Gregory Soden writes — As an American in Missouri, I grew up in one of the most religiously devout and politically conservative regions of the United States. Such an existence just never seemed quite satisfying,…
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Five Americans Who Are Standing Up Against Radical Islam by Elliot Friedland

Clarion Project April 20, 2017 Who is doing the ground work in the struggle against Islamist extremism? A lot of the people tackling radical Islam don’t get as much press time as the jihadists they oppose. We want to introduce…
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The jihadi godfather who is helping buy up New Jersey by Lapido Media Correspondent

Lapido Media [London] November 2, 2016 The world’s leading advocate of jihad is behind a campaign to sell ‘sharia-compliant’ house mortgages in America. A US website called Ricochet exposed cleric Muhammad Taqi Usmani’s connection with the Islamic property company, Guidance…
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Meet America’s Foremost Advocate of Islamic Pluralism Stephen Schwartz heads the Center for Islamic Pluralism and is the author of several books on Islam and Saudi sponsorship of Wahhabist extremism by Elliot Friedland

Clarion Project April 12, 2016 Note: Biographical Information and Illustrations included at the Clarion website with this interview may be accessed by clicking the “Clarion Project” link above.] 1. Clarion Project: What first drew you to Islam? Stephen Schwartz: Paradoxically,…
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Sufism and Islamic Tradition Defeat Fundamentalism in Kerala, India by Muhammad Ashraf and Stephen Suleyman Schwartz

CIP January 14, 2016 Kerala is a state on the southwest Indian coast in which Islam counts a quarter of the population 0f 33.3 million, according to the national census. It is characterized by good relations between Muslims and the…
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