Not Muslim Zionists-Imam Zaid Shakir

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The challenge for Muslims aspiring to control a state is to realize that no one movement can speak for all Muslims. Furthermore, the Islamic movement in any one country cannot claim to be a reflection or representative of the universal Islamic community—as long as it organizes itself along nationalist lines, and tries to implement its interpretation of Islam through institutions, which were created to facilitate secular not Islamic rule.”….Imam Zaid Shakir


In this powerful essay from his “Scattered Pictures-Reflections of an American Muslim“, Imam Zaid Shakir takes a look at some of the ramifications of pursuing political power within the current secular context. With a detailed analysis of the beginnings of  Zionism , Imam Zaid warns of some  potential pitfalls in seeking political power within the nation-state system. Click HERE to download the full article.

As a related topic, see this article from Dr Khalid Blankinship-HERE

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