Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?

What makes someone become an Islamic extremist? Is it poverty? Lack of education? A search for meaning? Haroon Ullah, a senior State Department advisor and a foreign policy professor at Georgetown University, shares what he discovered while living in Pakistan.

Author: DanutM

Anglican theologian. Former Director for Faith and Development Middle East and Eastern Europe Region of World Vision International

3 thoughts on “Why Do People Become Islamic Extremists?”

  1. Amen!… As adauga doar evanghelia Domnului Christos dar si asta ar fi extremism pt Georgetown Univ.
    Mai e un lucru interesant: autorul ne da dreptate. adica, nu exista o condamnare reala in termini religiosi (eternal damnation) a terorismului -contrar asigurarilor ce nu se dau de catre crestini -ci tot felul de interpretari echivoce…

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  2. Nu, nu… e foarte simpla. Daca musulmanii ar condamna, asa cum ni se spune, sinucigasii politici atunci ei ar face ceea ce spune domnul acesta: ar tuna si-ar fulgera contra sinucigasilor. Din pacate, asa cum arata domnul acesta, ei n-o fac. Ci dimpotriva incita la violenta, razbunare… promit rasplata vesnica acestora, etc…

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