Tag: Fundamentalism

Pakistani Ulama and Their Rhetoric (4): Maulana Mumtaz Kalyar

(From Mashal books) Speaker: Maulana Mumtaz Kalyar Location: Jamia Masjid Hanafiya, Jaranwala, Faisalabad. Sect: Deobandi Language: Urdu Time: June 2010 Audio: [audio:http://www.thepakistanforum.net-content/uploads/2011/01/Maulana-Mumtaz-Kalyaar1.mp3|titles=Maulana Mumtaz Kalyaar] Trascript: You who say things against Deobandi sect cannot show me scholars on your side equal to one-fourth of the Deobandi ulema. You call the soldiers of religion kafir and write…

Pakistani Ulama and Their Rhetoric (3): Maulana Syed Shafaullah

(From Mashal Books) Speaker: Maulana Syed Shafaullah Location: Jamia Masjid Muhammadiya, Phalia, Mandi Bahauddin Sect: Deobandi Language: Urdu Time: June 2010 Audio: Partial Clip: [audio:http://www.thepakistanforum.net-content/uploads/2011/01/Maulana-Shafaullah1.mp3|titles=Maulana Shafaullah] (Go Here for Full Audio Clip) Transcript: Allah told His Prophet PBUH in the 14th section of the Quran: O Prophet PBUH to you the message of Allah is…

Pakistani Ulama and Their Rhetoric (2): Maulana Raza Saqib

(From Mashal Books) Maulana Raza Saqib Speaker: Maulana Raza Saqib Location: Jamia Masjid, Ahle Sunnat wal Jamaat, Rawalpindi Sect: Barelvi Language: Urdu Time: June 2010 Audio: [audio:http://www.thepakistanforum.net-content/uploads/2011/01/Maulana-Raza-Saqib1.mp3|titles=Maulana Raza Saqib] Transcript: When Muslim refugees arrived in the court of Negus in Abyssinia, King Negus asked them: what was the Prophet PBUH like before he announced his…

Pakistani Ulama and Their Rhetoric (1): Maulana Asmatullah

(From Mashal Books) This is the first recorded sermon that we are posting on our website. As you read the transcript and listen to the audio, it is important to keep the speaker’s sectarian affiliations in mind. This sermon is by a scholar from the Deobandi group of Indian Islam. Trained according to the curriculum…

The War Within Islam, Pervez Hoodbhoy

(Fron NewAgeIslam.com) A New Age Islam reader sent the following letter to the editor: Here is a letter sent by Pakistan’s foremost progressive intellectual and physicist Dr. Pervez Hoodbhoy to a friend: I am sharing with you some lines that I have just written for family and friends who are warning me: Whatever one might think…