AN EXISTENTIAL DILEMMA FOR 8th CENTURY ISLAM,EH?

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IS ISLAM IN AN EXISTENTIAL DILEMMA TODAY?

In today’s non-tribal, human rights-worshipping world with most nations having their own code of jurisprudence and punishment, Islam, incarcerated inside rigorous hadiths often misinterpreted to suit vested interests of mullahs, moulavis or imams from country to country, finds itself incapable of rising to the expectations of the potential believer unless imposed by force by a majority population upon the helpless minority or with threats to kill, which is illegal in themselves.

The tragic aspect of this is that Islam by design was not at all intended to be imposed on anyone. Its holy text Quran, along with a vast background description of the Saudi society in the 8th century,   set down a code of conduct as it conceived to be applied to human beings across time and space.

An incessant desire for individual progress and internal evolution to be better human beings was…

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