Egypt's Grand Mufti Publishes a New Article in the U.S Newsweek Magazine
Pursuing his intense campaign to engage the world's most widespread newspapers to reform the image of Islam and Muslims, Egypt's Grand Mufti, Dr. Shawky Allam, publishes a new article in the U.S Newsweek magazine, the most widespread worldwide.
In his article titled, "There’s No Place for Terror in the Teachings of Islam", Dr. Shawky stressed many vital issues to clear the doubts constantly raised by the extremists who distort the image of Islam and Muslims due to their horrific actions.
The Grand Mufti mentioned that terrorism knows no religion, has no country and represents a lethal threat to the entire world. He plainly confirmed that these horrific acts are a complete violation of Islamic law and norms, and the perpetrators are in no way representative of Muslim people or the religion of Islam.
On the international level, the Grand Mufti has drawn the world's attention to the fact that for Muslims, Prophet Muhammad is the beacon of mercy, the sparkle of compassion, the spring of wisdom and the perfect guide in their journey towards God. And the extremists have reduced the prophetic example to a set of rituals, crooked projections and warped logic that run counter to the true essence and mission of the Prophet.
Dr.Shawky Allam concluded that the world today is in desperate need of serious religious leaders who understand the reality of the modern world, compete with its challenges and difficulties, in order to create an environment in which people can coexist. This must be a joint effort from members of all faith groups and cultures.
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