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How to delineate between Islam and Islamism

Reader comment on item: Americans Wake Up to Islamism

Submitted by dave richard (United States), Sep 14, 2010 at 08:06

My son in law (a theological scholar) recently told me that any Muslim that is following the Q'ran should be what is described here as an Islamist. Despite that, I too hope that there are moderates who do mot aim for domination. I draw hope from our own history. During the abolition debates before the civil war, the bible was used by both sides to argue their case. This shows me that people can take any holy book and use if for good or ill.


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