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Islam and the Problem of Israel: Zionism as Religion (1)

- From CHAPTER VII:: "Zionism as Religion" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, “Islam and the Problem of Israel”, Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. The Romantic Base of all Zionists Born out of Europe's Romantic lapse and anti-Jewish pogroms, Zionism... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Jewish Universalism and Ethnocentrism (0)

- From Chapter 6: "Jewish Universalism and Ethnocentrism" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, “Islam and the Problem of Israel”, Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Distinguishing the Revelation from Its Text From the standpoint of Islam, there can be... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Zionism, The European Jew’s Counsel of Despair (1)

- From Chapter 5: "ZIONISM: The European Jew's Counsel of Despair" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, “Islam and the Problem of Israel”, Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Between the Two Horns of a Terrible Dilemma The Jews of Europe found... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: The Romantic Relapse of Europe (0)

- From Chapter 4: "The Romantic Relapse of Europe" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Russian Pogroms The prognosis of the last paragraph (Chapter III) was the reality on the American... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: The Emancipation and its Aftermath (0)

- From Chapter 3: "The Emancipation and its Aftermath" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) A. Revelation vs. Reason The revelation which came to Muhammad (SAAW) summoned reason to prove... Read More

Islam and the Problem of Israel: Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation (0)

- From Chapter 2: "Apercu of Jewish History in the Christian West Prior to the Emancipation" in Ismail Raji al Faruqi, "Islam and the Problem of Israel", Islamic Council of Europe (1980) The Christians understood, or misunderstood, the career of... Read More