And there are sizeable Muslim minorities in many other countries, including the United States and virtually all the countries of Europe, that are living Islam in their own unique situations.
In these matters, we strive to be descriptive, respecting the diversity of Islam as lived religion, but our reference point is the Islam we believe in and practice as American Muslims; in most cases, but not necessarily all, this is in accord with Islam as believed in, practiced, and lived by the majority of Muslims worldwide.
We start from five basic principles that ING subscribes to as basic to our vision of Islam in America.
Mobola Sadiq Nigerian talk show host, Olufunmilola Aduke Iyanda, better known as Funmi Iyanda, made some startling revelation on the latest episode of her Vlog series “Ask Funmi.” Funmi spoke of the Yoruba culture and its bastardisation.
Highlighting how the social media trend ‘Yoruba demons’ came about and what inspired it, Funmi said, “The original Yoruba culture does not consider sex a sin. “I will challenge anybody to prove that his grandparents and great-grandparents married once and one woman.
“The average Yoruba man wants to be like his grandparents, he doesn’t mind his woman cheating.
Yoruba men don’t have a stringent ownership culture towards cheating.In addition, there are various sects among Muslims, most notably Sunni and Shi’a, as well as various groups within each major sect.These differences in varieties of Islamic understanding and practice also reflect Muslim scholars’ long tradition of recognizing the diversity of peoples and circumstances and the opinions that should reflect that reality of diversity as well as of our shared humanity. In other words, we do not speak for or on behalf of all Muslims. There are new realities and issues that are specific to the time and place experienced by American Muslims today, who are the main focus of ING’s work.There is therefore no monolithic Islam, since, like any other religion, Islam exists only as it is understood and practiced by its adherents.As in other faith traditions, Muslim scholars have developed varied positions and responses to the numerous questions and issues that have been raised and discussed over the past 1400 years in the various lands where Islam is practiced.And he said Colorado has been “neither tolerant nor respectful” to the baker’s “religious beliefs.” — Mark Joseph Stern (@mjs_DC) December 5, 2017 Masterpiece Cakeshop owner Jack Phillips and council Kristin Waggoner speak following oral arguments at the #SCOTUS.