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Thursday, January 28, 2016

The illiberal threat to Islam

The illiberal threat to IslamIn his conclusion , the author said, "truth is that Muslims are indeed under threat. However, the enemy is not the Christians, or the Jews, or the West, or orientalism, or neo-imperialism.

The real threat to Islam is the rise of illiberalism within. As much as we like to lay the blame on colonial legacies and foreign conspiracies, the reality is that illiberal visions of Islam, such as that which is being propagated by the state in Malaysia, do the most harm to the faith. – January 25, 2016.": Zairil Khir Johari
The Malaysian Insider
25 January 2016

Central to the idea of liberalism, be it political, economic or social in context, is

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