Liberal and Progressive Movements Within Islam: Women as Imams, Nasr Abu Zayd, Quran Alone, Liberal Movements Within Islam, Asra Nomani Source Wikipedia

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 29. Chapters: Al-Fatiha Foundation, American Islamic Forum for Democracy, Asra Nomani, British Muslims for SecularMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.

Pages: 29. Chapters: Al-Fatiha Foundation, American Islamic Forum for Democracy, Asra Nomani, British Muslims for Secular Democracy, Canadian Muslim Union, Institute for the Secularisation of Islamic Society, Islamic Protestantism, Ittifaq al-Muslimin, Jaringan Islam Liberal, Liberal movements within Islam, Muslim Canadian Congress, Muslim WakeUp!, Nasr Abu Zayd, Progressive British Muslims, Progressive Muslim Union, Quranism, Tolu-e-Islam, Women as imams.

Excerpt: Quranism (Arabic: Qur niy n) is an Islamic movement that holds the Quran to be the only canonical text in Islam. Quranists reject the religious authority of Hadith, libraries compiled by later scholars who catalogued narratives of what the Prophet Muhammad is reported to have said and done. This is in contrast to the vast majority of Sunni, Shia and Ibadi Muslims who consider hadith essential for the Islamic faith.

Adherents refer to themselves as Quranists or Ahle Quran. Quranists may be referred to in various ways, for example Qur niy n (Arabic: ) and () /, both translating to Quranites (which is also used in English), Submitters, and usually by their opponents () (i.e. negators of Hadith / hadith rejectors), or Quranism, or Quran aloners, as well as other terms. Quranists may deride Sunni and Shia Muslims by referring to them as hadithists and hadith-followers.

Quranists generally consider themselves to simply be Muslims, a term directly from the Quran. They do not think of themselves as belonging to a sect, like Sunni or Shia, as they do not accept any of the narratives beside the Quran, thereby universally rejecting the authoritative status applied to hadith by other Muslims as encoded in the various Sunnahs of the Sunni, Shia and other hadith-following sects in Islam. A Pew poll found that many Muslims worldwide choose not to affiliate with a specific sect but volunteer that they are just a Muslim.

Its not known what percentage of Muslims who dont identify with a sect also espouse Quranists beliefs. As many Quranists have a very individualistic interpretation of the Quran, rejecting sectarianism and organised religion as a general rule, it is difficult to gather an accurate estimate of the number of Quranists in the world today by doing a study of the Quranist organisations that exist. Another difficulty in determining their prevalence is the possible fear of persecution due to being regarded as apostates and therefore deserving of t



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