Islam with Chinese characteristics begins to take hold – World – www.smh.com.au

A very interesting article about Muslims in China: Islam with Chinese characteristics begins to take hold – World – www.smh.com.au Their long immersion in China and isolation from Muslim-majority countries has lent their practice of Islam a distinctive flavour. Centuries back, it was influenced by Confucianism with its veneration for ancestors and secular virtue, and […] Continue Reading →

Changing policies towards alleged extremist groups

The Dutch government announced after the murder on Van Gogh to expel several extremist imams. The Dutch intelligence and security agency (AIVD) is keeping an eye on six suspicious Islamic groups. This week three imams van Al-Fourqaan mosque in Eindhoven were given notice that they had to leave the country because they were, as minister […] Continue Reading →

Islamic Blog, Muslims Blog, or…

The traceless warrior is quite awake and has noticed that I categorized him as an Islamic Blog. The Traceless Warrior: Bloggingsphere Update Well this is not an “Islamic Blog”. While I am a Muslim, I consider a lot of what some people try to pass off as “Islamic” blogs or websites to actually be examples […] Continue Reading →

Islam In The West: The Threat Of Internal Extremism

alt.muslim – your muslim news community Islam In The West: The Threat Of Internal Extremism By Muqtedar Khan and John L. Esposito, February 17, 2005 The world has never been more interdependent, and the plight of Western Muslims is illustrative of how global integration is now a palpable reality. The murder of a Dutch film […] Continue Reading →