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Versions of Islam

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Submitted by Peter (United Kingdom), Sep 7, 2005 at 00:34

"JIS promotes the sort of jihadi version of Islam typically found in American prisons "

I am curious to know what other broad movements of Islam there are presently, and where you can find out more about them? Any book recommendations?
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I cannot think of a single source that would explain this. One (flawed) attempt to tell about another form of Islam is Charles Kurzman, ed., "Liberal Islam: A Sourcebook," which I review at http://www.danielpipes.org/article/810.

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