Should Islam be reformed, or should Islam be defeated? Reformers like Maajid Nawaz and Imam Mohammad Tawhidi argue that Islam can reform like Christianity and Judaism have, while doubters and atheist activists like Armin Navabi say that Islam needs to be left behind. Is apostasy from Islam the only answer? Can the Quran and Hadith be reinterpreted to accommodate secularism and liberal values? Organizations like Quilliam International fight for that reality, but will they succeed? Liberal Muslims, ex-Muslims, and atheist activists may all share an affinity for secularism, but don’t always agree on how to persuade conservative Muslims to think the same. This is a brief comparison of Islamic reform versus doubt and defeat.
No idea is above scrutiny and no people are beneath dignity. – Maajid Nawaz
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