Wednesday, 20 September 2017   







You are here: Home Articles
Combatting Extremist Kharijite (Renegade) Ideology During the 1990s: Warning From the Ideology of the Terrorists
Posted by Abu.Iyaad, Editor in Articles
Topics: Kharijites

  Mail To Friend    Printer Friendly Bookmark and Share

During the early 1990s a series of dubious individuals, ignorant pseudo-scholars appeared in Britain. With a command of the Arabic language and able to deceive people into thinking they were scholars, they acquired followings. They include Abū Ḥamzah al-Miṣrī, Abū Qatādah, Omar Bakrī and others. They were promoting the doctrines of misguided thinkers such as Sayyid Quṭb, Abū Aʿlā al-Mawdūdī and Taqī al-Dīn al-Nabahānī who were responsible for creating political movements based upon distorted understandings of basic Islāmic tenets. They presented the idea that all contemporary Muslim societies are non-Islāmic and illegitimate, that these societies are led by rulers, (or classes, families or political parties) that have usurped divine authority. They gave the Muslim declaration of faith ("None has the right to be worshipped but God alone") a purely political explanation. On the basis of this political explanation, they excommunicated whole societies, governments and their institutions and then reframed lofty institutions such as jihād (just war to remove violent aggression from peaceful preaching), enjoining good and prohibiting evil as a constant struggle against governments, regimes, their institutions (army, police) and whoever allies and supports them. They actually revived the doctrine and methodology of the very first sect to break off from Islām, the Khārijites (extremist renegades) and their methodology centres around exaggeration in two basic concepts. Ḥākimiyyah (lawgiving) and takfīr (expelling a Muslim from Islām). This innovated, heretical doctrine does not actually originate with so-called "Wahhābī" Muslims or "Salafists". These individuals, Quṭb, al-Mawdūdī, al-Nabahānī, were from Ṣūfī, Ashʿarī, Māturīdī backgrounds and they are the pioneers of this distorted idea (see here).

Perceiving this misguidance Salafī Muslims within UK and beyond played an instrumental role in countering this extremism and distortion of Islām. From those efforts was the mass distribution and translation of books such as the one pictured around 1995. It is titled, "The Tribulation of Takfīr and Ḥākimiyyah" and discusses the extremism and exaggeration in these fields by the neo-Khārijites. The book covers

  • The importance of sticking to genuine scholars, not pseudo-scholars and ignoramuses.
  • Warnings about the danger of takfīr (expelling Muslims from Islām).
  • The necessity and obligation of warning from heretics and deviants who distort Islām and misguide others.
  • A refutation those responsible for the appearance of extremist doctrines and methodologies and they include: Ḥasan al-Bannā, Sayyid Quṭb, Ḥasan al-Turābī, Abū al-Aʿlā al-Mawdūdī and Muḥammad Surūr.
  • General advice to Muslims in keeping away from extremism.

On the back cover of the book is a quote from a prominent Muslim scholar which states purifying Islām from the views and doctrines of the heretics and deviants, (such as the extremists and terrorists) "is a form of jihād" which is "a collective obligation" upon Muslims by agreement.


Link to this article:   Show: HTML LinkFull LinkShort Link
Share or Bookmark this page: You will need to have an account with the selected service in order to post links or bookmark this page.

                 
  
Subscribe via RSS or email:
Follow us through RSS or email. Click the RSS icon to subscribe to our feed.

     

Related Articles:
Add a Comment
You must be registered and logged in to comment.







Topics
Articles
Leaflets
Publications
News
Commentary

Latest Articles
Boko Haram and Al-Shabab Recruits 'Lack Religious Schooling'
Department of War Studies at King's College London: Vast Majority of Victims of Jihadist Violence Are Muslims
Muslims 'Absolutely' the Group Most Victimized by Global Terrorism, Researchers Say
ISIS: UN Study Finds Foreign Fighters Lack Basic Understanding of Islam
Book Preview: Terrorism Is Not Jihad (Introduction)
Royal Marine Bomb Maker Admits Terror Charges, Given 18 Years
Seven Years in Jail, 10-Year Travel Ban for Saudi Daesh Supporter, Lashed for Narcotics
Christians in Jerusalem Want Jews to Stop Spitting on Them
Jewish Supremacist Extremists Attacking and Terrorising Christians
Terror Attacks Receive Five Times More Media Coverage if Perpetrator Is Muslim, Study Finds

Pages
No pages found.

Most Popular
The Kharijites: Historical Roots of the Ideology of Extremism and Terrorism
Abu Qatada - A Misguided, Bloodthirsty Takfiri
Islam is Against Terrorism And The Islamic Legal Rulings On Terrorist Acts And Those Who Commit Them
How to Deal With People Demanding That Muslims Apologise for Charlie Hebdo
Shaikh al-Uthaimeen: How Muslims Should Behave in Non-Muslim Societies
Shaykh Ubayd Al-Jabiree Refuting and Exposing the Kharijite Anwar Al-Awlaki
Jewish Talmudic Extremism: Rabbi Yisrael: All Palestinians Must Be Killed, Men, Women, Infants and Beasts
Abdullah Al-Faisal, Abu Qatadah and Abu Hamza: Al-Misree Three Takfiris Refuted
Imam Al-Albani: The Prophetic Description of 'Dogs of Hellfire' and Contemporary Takfiri Kharijites
Fear Inc. The Roots of the Islamophobia Network in America

Archives (View more)
2017 • September
2017 • August
2017 • July
2017 • June
2017 • May
2017 • March
2016 • October
2016 • August
2016 • April
2016 • March
2016 • February
2016 • January


Copyright © 2017 . All rights reserved. RSSTagsPrivacyLegal and Terms of UseSitemap