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Sufism and 'Spirtual Islam' - the 'Islam of Gods Peace'!! Not Man's Warlike peace!!

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in response to reader comment: Sufi islam preaches peace but it is not islam, Response to Shazia

Submitted by Uncle Vanya (United Kingdom), Mar 23, 2007 at 12:46

Why is 'Sufiism' not considered 'Islam' by the mainstream Islam? Surely 'Sufi Islam' is about the 'Spirituality' of the Faith, and not the 'politics'. The question to put to all peoples of the Islamic Faith -- can Islam be peaceful? Why has it been hijacked by extremists who are prepared to murder their own co-religionist because some warped Mulah or other wicked person who claims to have the 'Ear of Allah'?

Who are these people who claim to 'Know the Mind of God [allah]?' It should be contended that NOBODY knows the mind of God. Those who say they should 'Kill the enemies of God [Allah]', they are against God, they are the 'Servants of Shaitan' to be sure.

Can Islam be saved as a 'Great Faith', to follow the paths of peace -- 'God's peace', not Mans peace!!

Can Islam be reformed from within to be relevant to the 21st Century, and not try and push society back into Medaeivalism!!

It will be interesting to see what happens over the coming Years. The same can said fo the other Great Faiths of the Book!!

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