1 readers online now  |  69 million page views

Non-Islamist muslims

Reader comment on item: [Moderate] Voices of Islam

Submitted by Abdul Salaam (United Arab Emirates), Nov 19, 2003 at 06:01

You talk about non-islamist muslims being atheists or calling islam 'a backward religion' The term Muslim means someone who submits themselves to god. A muslim is someone who submits themselves to God. An atheist could hardly be described as someone who is submitting themselves to something they don't even believe in.

Also if you are a muslim who believes in god and that the Qur'an comes from god, how could you then call the religon you believe in 'backward'. These statements not only show a kind of 'knowledgable ignorance' but also a complete lack of logic.
Submitting....

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

Comment on this item

Mark my comment as a response to Non-Islamist muslims by Abdul Salaam

Email me if someone replies to my comment

Note: Opinions expressed in comments are those of the authors alone and not necessarily those of Daniel Pipes. Original writing only, please. Comments are screened and in some cases edited before posting. Reasoned disagreement is welcome but not comments that are scurrilous, off-topic, commercial, disparaging religions, or otherwise inappropriate. For complete regulations, see the "Guidelines for Reader Comments".

See recent outstanding comments.

Follow Daniel Pipes

Facebook   Twitter   RSS   Join Mailing List
eXTReMe Tracker

All materials by Daniel Pipes on this site: © 1968-2020 Daniel Pipes. daniel.pipes@gmail.com and @DanielPipes

Support Daniel Pipes' work with a tax-deductible donation to the Middle East Forum.Daniel J. Pipes

(The MEF is a publicly supported, nonprofit organization under section 501(c)3 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Contributions are tax deductible to the full extent allowed by law. Tax-ID 23-774-9796, approved Apr. 27, 1998.

For more information, view our IRS letter of determination.)