Bin Laden Distorts Islam: Islamic Scholars

By Laurie Goodstein, The News York TimesDated: September 30,2001 With evidence that Muslim militants were responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, prominent Islamic scholars and theologians in the West say unequivocally that nothing in Islam countenances the Sept. 11 actions. But in interviews, they explained that certain scriptural passages are distorted by Islamic extremists like Osama bin Laden. In his office in Leesburg, Va., Taha Jabir Alalwani, the chairman of a council that issues Islamic legal opinions for Muslims in North America, opened a…

Darul-Uloom, Deoband: Its impact on social structure of Muslim community

By Saquib Salim, heritagetimes.in Dated: February 2, 2020 Being born & brought up in a Muslim family in the Northern Indian city of Muzaffarnagar which is barely 25 kilometers from the town of Deoband, I have felt the impact of Deoband Movement over the lives of the common Muslim masses from the close quarters. One question which really stimulates is; what are the circumstances that led to the transformation of Deoband Movement as one of the largest sect in Islamic world? In Islamic world as well as outside the impact…