Some helpful reminders

Another example of how millions of Muslims are just as concerned about the rise of ISIS as anybody in the West. A few reminders prompted by this article: One, Saudi Arabia – a supposedly key U.S. ally – is a leading exporter of radical interpretations of Islam (Wahhabism) to other countries. Two, Indonesia has the largest Muslim population in the world, and it is a secular country. (Bonus: India is #2, and it’s a democracy.) And three, Christianity has had its own struggles with more radical and more liberal interpretations.

The youth wing of Nahdlatul Ulama, an Indonesian Islamic group, is pressing governments around the world to bring Islamic law into line with 21st-century norms.

Indonesians Seek to Export a Modernized Vision of Islam

The youth wing of Nahdlatul Ulama, an Indonesian Islamic group, is pressing governments around the world to bring Islamic law into line with 21st-century norms.

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