Qaradawi's admission

Yusuf al-Qaradawi, Spiritual Guide to the Muslim Brotherhood and popular Al-Jazeera television personality, whose oeuvre of Sharia supremacism and traditional Islamic Jew-hatred inspired the Orwellian-named Al-Qaradawi Centre for Islamic Moderation and Renewal in Qatar, and The Arab Spring itself, has once again aired his Sharia-compliant views on apostasy. As is his wont, Sheikh Qaradawi makes his opinions -- and their sound Islamic foundations -- pellucid:     Qaradawi elaborated his learned Islamic views on apostasy in this essay, "Apostasy: Major and Minor," published April 13, 2006, and subdivided into the following sections: Facing Apostasy: The Role of Muslims Major and Minor Apostasy Why Is Apostasy Severely Punished in Islam? Ideological Guidelines Refuting Objection of Intellectuals Apostasy of Rulers Hidden Apostasy   The crux of his argument is summarized here: People who apostatize from Islam give up their loyalty to the Muslim nation and pay...(Read Full Post)