In the latest Campus Watch research, appearing today at American Thinker, Southern Baptist Theological Seminary professor Ayman S. Ibrahim demonstrates that, despite Western scholars' insistence that ISIS is "un-Islamic," the terrorist group reflects a specific interpretation of Islam that is both legitimate and consistent with Muslim sacred texts and classical exegesis:
In each horrifying operation executed by ISIS, the radical terrorist group uses every possible way to convey its Islamic identity. They make sure the world sees and hears what they believe and seek, emphasizing plainly their religious motivation. However, in each of these instances, we immediately, and almost automatically, hear some Western "scholars" insist that everything about ISIS is un-Islamic. We also hear that ISIS's version of Islam "is not in accordance with the Quran, the traditions of the Prophet or even with Islamic Law," and that "No religion, including Islam, preaches indiscriminate violence against innocents."
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