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What is taqiya?

Carrying on from my last post about ‘secret Muslims’, there’s a related concept that seems to float through a lot of stuff-on-the-internet-about-Islam, the concept of ‘taqiya’ or ‘taqiyya‘[1].  According to the internet, ‘taqiya’ means the Islamic concept of lying.  Whilst … Continue reading

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What is an Imam?

Apparently yesterday two Imams traveling to DC for a conference on Islamophobia were asked to leave their flight by the pilot, who refused to take off with them on board (thanks to woodturtle for posting the link!). Pretty much everything … Continue reading

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