Despite all of the discussions that are focused on the ill intentions of ISIS, I have come to see the rise of ISIS as a blessing and an opportunity for the whole world.
It is the need of our times that people from all religious and non-religious sectors work together to get along with each other and try to resolve conflict with genuine dialogue. Interfaith dialogues merely stating that, “Islam is a religion of peace” will not help unless sincere efforts are made to answer the controversial portions of the Qur’an by Islamic scholarship.
The Islamic State no longer sees herself as a small group which was growing under the shadows of Al-Qaeda, but ideologically and theologically it is to revive the caliphate like the one Islam enjoyed for centuries up until the fall of the Ottoman Empire at the hand of Western powers.
The United Front of ISIS, Boko Haram and Al-Qaeda vs. ‘Peaceful Islam’ in Africa to the Middle East and to the West
Just recently I received a painful email from a Christian brother in Nigeria. He sent a few pictures of over 1000 Christians being slaughtered by Boko Haram in a recent […]