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Examining the Root of Exclusivism Among Extremist Islamist
Mr Muhammad Saiful Alam Shah Bin Sudiman Associate Research Fellow
Mr Muhammad Saiful Alam Shah Bin Sudiman
Radical Salafi and Islamist terrorist groups assert that maintaining exclusivism allows Muslims to remain faithful to the “true Islam”. In Southeast Asia, Radio HangFM an Indonesian Salafi radio station warns listeners of becoming a disbeliever by not isolating themselves from non-Muslim to maintain their pure Islamic identity. This paper seeks to develop an understanding of how radical Salafis and Islamists derive their interpretation of exclusivism in Islam.
|Theme:||Conflict and Stability / Religion in Contemporary Society / Terrorism Studies|