Islamism

Islamism, also known as Political Islam (إسلام سياسي‎‎ islām siyāsī), is an Islamic revival movement often characterized by moral conservatism, literalism, and the attempt "to implement Islamic values in all spheres of life." Islamism favors the reordering of government and society in accordance with the Shari'a. The different Islamist movements have been described as "oscillating between two poles": at one end is a strategy of Islamization of society through state power seized by revolution or invasion; at the other "reformist" pole Islamists work to Islamize society gradually "from the botto ...more

Radical: My Journey out of Islamist Extremism
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Islam and the Future of Tolerance: A Dialogue
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The Islamist: Why I Joined Radical Islam in Britain, What I Saw Inside and Why I Left
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If he is terrorising the terrorists, if he is terrorising America the terrorist [...] I am with him. Every Muslim should be a terrorist.
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