The Narrower You Make Islam

“The narrower you make Islam, the fewer the people who will fit into it.”

Shaykh Abdal-Hakim Murad

There’s probably two angles. Firstly, the takfir dimension. Intolerance of different opinions resulting in takfir of other Muslims. Secondly, a da’wah dimension. If you limit the expansiveness of Islam to a specific culture or time, without acknowledging its ability to adapt and thrive in different contexts, you will attract few new adherents.

Source: http://masud.co.uk/contention/contentions-20/

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