The limits of Faith and Reason

By Ahmad Fuad Rahmat – Progressive Muslims, in embracing democracy and human rights have done a great deal to distance themselves from the worst injustices committed by Muslims: We argue that it is not our place to judge where and who God’s mercy or wrath will fall.

We protest crimes committed in the name of Islam to emphasize the faith’s egalitarian and compassionate essence. We argue that even the Qur’an, God’s words, must be understood contextually. The point emphasized time and time again is that the problem is not the religion Islam but Muslims themselves.
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