Sixteen Reasons Why Islam Is Not the Religion of Peace

Islam is not the religion of peace.  The following sixteen reasons, all sourced from the original sacred documents (the Quran and Traditions), classical law, and history, tell us why. Each item in the list has one or more back-up articles.  Readers should click on them to find out that the points come right out of original Islam and are not invented out of thin air. Nearly all of the back-up articles also have a section on modern Islam, mentioning Muslims -- too few -- who advocate reform. And if readers would like to see various translations of the Quran, they may go to the website and type in the references.  If readers are in doubt about the meaning of a verse, they may go to the tafsir (commentary) written by Ibn Kathir (d. 1373), one of the most authoritative and highly regarded classical commentators in the Sunni world, at  Or the readers may search through the modern commentary by Sunni Indo-Pakistani religious scholar and...(Read Full Article)