Drop the Prefix, I’m Just Muslim

Posted by on Oct 28, 2009 in Personal Development, Society | 18 comments

What kind of Muslim are you?  The question seems odd, but for those who seek to divide and conquer Islam, the answer has become increasingly important.  Even more disturbing are the labels we assign ourselves. In our families few of us can say we’ve never disagreed with our siblings.  But when a family member makes a mistake—even a big one—or has a view we don’t agree with, even fewer of us decide to divorce that family and change our name.  Today, the same is not true of our Muslim family. Today, we’re no longer just ‘Muslim.’  We’re ‘progressives,’ ‘Islamists,’...

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