Saturday, May 25, 2013

Islam's Civil War

Michael Coren writes a great column in the Toronto Sun about the battle within Islam:  Extremist Vs. Moderates and how the west must support the moderates.

Islam's Civil War

"Islam is undergoing a civil war, between those who interpret their primary holy texts literally and those who understand and embrace metaphor and modernity.

As author Daniel Pipes puts it, if fundamentalist Islam is the problem, moderate Islam is the solution.

But if the moderates have even a hope of winning, we have to enable and empower them. And we don’t do that by pretending, as British Prime Minister David Cameron and London Mayor Boris Johnson have just done, that violence and Islam have no connection."

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