AT A GLIMPSE:
—SALAFISM IS NOT AN EXTREMIST SECT
There is a misunderstanding amongst many Muslims and non-Muslims alike who have been led to believe that Salafism is an extreme or radical sect within Islam. This notion is propagated by ill-informed journalists, unscrupulous ‘academics’ and others seeking to malign the Salafis based on sectarian agendas…
From the outset, we say Salafism is an orthodox understanding of Islam yet it is moderate, giving leeway where necessary, and firmly based in the teachings of the Qur’an and Prophetic texts upon the interpretation and understanding of the Companions of the Prophet Muhammad (peace be upon him), then further explained by…
—SALAFISM IS NOT A NEW SECT
Salaf is an Arabic term that refers to a people who preceded us from the earlier generations. In Islamic terminology it refers to the righteous predecessors from the first three generations of Islam. The Prophet (peace and blessings be upon him) referred to them in his saying: “The best of mankind is my generation, then those who come after them, then those who come after them.” The Qur’ān also mentions them with praise and those who follow them…
—IF SALAFISM AND ISLAM ARE BOTH ONE AND THE SAME, WHY USE THE TERM AT ALL?
This is a question that Salafis are often asked and the simple answer is that Islam itself called to distinguishing the people of truth from the people who are misguided…
—SALAFISM IS ONE CREED & METHODOLOGY, NOT DIVISIBLE: IDENTIFYING THE FALSE CLAIMANTS
Part of the problem that Salafis are faced with in these times is that there are extremist and politicised groups that have misappropriated the Salafi label and claimed it for themselves. This has caused…
The latest research of nearly four thousand English-speaking Salafis from more than twenty countries has shown that Salafism has turned countless men and women away from extremism. Other researchers have stated…
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Revised and updated (15th July 2017):
—Compiled by Abu Khadeejah Waheed Alam
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