By Mohamed Bi Ali

One of many concerns in modern Islamic idea which has attracted substantial recognition among Muslim students and in the Muslim neighborhood is the legitimate and applicable perspective of Muslims to relationships with non-Muslims. an important resource of bewilderment and controversy near to this dating comes from the allegation that Muslims needs to reserve their love and loyalty for fellow Muslims, and reject and claim warfare at the remainder of humanity — so much acutely noticeable during the Islamic proposal of Al-Wala' wal Bara' (WB) translated as “Loyalty and Disavowal”, which seems to be principal within the ideology of recent Salafism.This e-book investigates the dynamics and complexities of the concept that of WB inside of glossy Salafism and goals to appreciate the various interpretation of this idea; and the way sleek Salafis comprehend and observe the idea that in modern spiritual, social and political settings. The booklet discovers that the complexities, diversities and disputes surrounding the idea that in sleek Salafism usually revolve round problems with social, political and present realities.The importance of this publication lies within the undeniable fact that comprehending sleek Salafis' belief of WB, its realities and complexities has develop into an pressing precedence within the lives of Muslims at the present time.

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One of many matters in modern Islamic concept which has attracted enormous recognition among Muslim students and in the Muslim group is the legitimate and applicable perspective of Muslims to relationships with non-Muslims. a massive resource of misunderstanding and controversy almost about this dating comes from the allegation that Muslims needs to reserve their love and loyalty for fellow Muslims, and reject and claim struggle at the remainder of humanity — so much acutely visible in the course of the Islamic inspiration of Al-Wala' wal Bara' (WB) translated as “Loyalty and Disavowal”, which seems to be vital within the ideology of contemporary Salafism.

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Indd 31 8/25/2015 6:39:50 AM The Roots of Religious Extremism: Understanding the Salafi Doctrine of Al-Wala’ wal Bara’ 32 The Roots of Religious Extremism represent the uniqueness of these writers and thinkers who are believed to have come from different modern Salafi backgrounds. While the books by modern Salafi scholars are important for this research, the research also depends on interviews, statements and lectures by modern Salafis who have addressed the issue of WB, as its primary sources.

As this research shows, the concept is the basis for Jihadi Salafis to incite hatred and kill their adversaries. See Quiggin, Tom, “Understanding Al-Qaeda’s Ideology for Counter Narrative Work”, Perspectives on Terrorism, Vol. 3, No. ), Al-Qaeda in Its Own Words, Harvard University Press, 2008. html (accessed 24 April 2011); Brachman, Jarret, Global Jihadism: Theory and Practice, Routledge, New York, 2009, p. 47; Aslan, Reza, How to Win a Cosmic War: Confronting Radical Religions, Arrow Books, London, 2010, p.

S. authorities for their detainees’ ideological rehabilitation programme. In Baghdad, we interviewed detained extremists who are mainly followers and admirers of the well-known Jihadi Salafis Abu Musab Al-Zarqawi (d. 2006) and Abu Muhammad Al-Maqdisi (b. 1959) in Camp Cropper. S. Experience in Iraq, CRC Press Taylor and Francis Group, 2012. S. com/2007/1009/p01s04-woap. html (accessed 28 March 2012); and Susan Mohammad, “To Deprogram a Jihadist: Rehab Didn’t Work for Al-Qaeda’s Deputy in Yemen.

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