osewalrus (osewalrus) wrote,
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Follow up on previous post re: Hadith

My thanks to sethg_prime for this link" to a fascinating blog post explaining what is wrong with the BBC Article on Turkey's project to publish a new scholarly work on the ahadith. slit argues that the BBC and other western papers and bloggers that have characterized this as a bold revolutionary move only possible by a secular, quasi-European Islamic country like Turkey are essentially engaged in a form of cultural Imperialism which maintains that only if Islam adopts "modern, western" views and interpretations can it move away from "fundamentalism" and become a "religion of the 21st Century."
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