Countering Religious Extremism Through Social Reforms: An Islamic Perspective

The Islamic Culture

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Title Countering Religious Extremism Through Social Reforms: An Islamic Perspective
 
Creator Akhter, Faheem
Iraqi, Khalid Mehmood
 
Description The existence of any states based on reasons to exit and so true with Pakistan as well. Pakistan’s existence is related to her ideology which is based on being a truly democratic Islamic state. This research is carried out with an endeavour to find out the causes of extremism in Pakistan specially once it is link with religion Islam; with a view to suggest some social reforms to eradicate this evil from the society in the light of Islamic teachings. This qualitative research is carried out to find out the causes of extremism and its rapid growth in Pakistan’s social and cultural extents and it’s tagging with Islam and Muslims. Also the impact of extremism on social values and finally the remedies which state can take to overcome the menace of extremism. The study argues that ideological, political, social and economic reforms in the Islamic perspective are immediately required as  nation’s response to take Pakistan out of the current fiasco and resort to basic principles of justice, equality, and freedom as enshrined in Islam. 
 
Publisher Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi
 
Date 2020-06-22
 
Type info:eu-repo/semantics/article
info:eu-repo/semantics/publishedVersion
Peer-reviewed Article
 
Format application/pdf
 
Identifier http://theislamicculture.com/index.php/tis/article/view/669
 
Source The Islamic Culture "As-Saqafat-ul Islamia" الثقافة الإسلامية - Research Journal - Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi; Vol 43 (2020): The Islamic Culture
2663-1709
1813-775X
 
Language eng
 
Relation http://theislamicculture.com/index.php/tis/article/view/669/546
 
Rights Copyright (c) 2020 The Islamic Culture "As-Saqafat-ul Islamia" الثقافة الإسلامية - Research Journal - Sheikh Zayed Islamic Centre, University of Karachi
 

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