Muslims in India

About: Why Indiaz Muslims Havunt Radicalized

source: ...

Though Muslims make up only 14.4 percent of India’s total population, the country maintains “the world’s second-largest Muslim population in raw numbers (roughly 176 million),” according to a 2013 report by the Pew Research Center. That’s a little more than 11 percent of the world’s total Muslim population,according to another report from Pew’s Religion and Public Life Project.

Despite the enormity of India’s Muslim community, one finds little mention of them in Western media reports on modern Islam. Perhaps because, in the wake of Sept. 11 and in the midst of the war on terror, the West’s chief concern with the global Muslim community has been its capacity for fostering extremism " and India’s Muslims remain largely un-radicalized.

...
The tagline of the article
source: ... The country’s Muslim community is not a resource to be squandered " for reasons that have impact beyond India’s borders. Though, in terms of coverage, a fractional, violent minority garners most American and European headlines, India’s large and growing community of moderate Muslims should stand as evidence of Islam’s moderate, un-radicalized majority. And in a time where South Asians of all creeds are often stereotyped and discriminated against, and even killed, because of the actions of that radical few, India’s Muslims are a 180 million-strong rebuttal.
...
& then there was the movie Gandhi .  It takes a congruent, leader with integrity to make such a difference .  Some results last longer than the life of the leader.

Tags

  1. islam
  2. muslims
  3. india hindus
  4. radicalization
  5. jihad

See Also

  1. Thought Golden Rule & Islam - Burning Questions with 12 viewings related by tag "islam".
  2. Thought The New York Times Misrepresents The Pope's Words with 3 viewings related by tag "islam".
  3. Thought It's Hard to get Americans to Riot over a Cartoon with 3 viewings related by tag "islam".
  4. Thought Vile & Disgusting? with 3 viewings related by tag "muslims".
  5. Thought hmmm.... with 2 viewings related by tag "islam".
  6. Thought about: the great theft: wrestling islam from the extremists with 2 viewings related by tag "islam".
  7. Thought Isa with 2 viewings related by tag "islam".
  8. Thought The Face of Radical Islam - a Movie with 1 viewings related by tag "islam".
  9. Thought Simon Rushdie with 1 viewings related by tag "islam".
  10. Thought about: National Director of the Muslim Public Affairs Council Ahmed Younnis sounds off on what he believes it will take to win the War on Terror. with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  11. Thought Extremists Suck! with 0 viewings related by tag "muslims".
  12. Thought literalism with 0 viewings related by tag "jihad".
  13. Thought about: Beware of a religion without irony with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  14. Thought about: The Cross and the Crescent by Lord Carey of Clifton with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  15. Thought Islam = SUBMISSION with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  16. Thought about: Ask questions here about Islam with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  17. Thought about: Saudi cleric says West fearful of spread of Islam with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  18. Thought The Evening Crescent Moon with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  19. Thought A fatwa against a potential invasion of Iran with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  20. Thought Somalia (darfur) & now Thailand ? with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  21. Thought What is the True Islamic Vision with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  22. Thought Religious Intolerance in General with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  23. Thought about: Al Qaeda No. 2 Calls for Muslims to Start Holy War with 0 viewings related by tag "muslims".
  24. Thought Voices Of Muslim Moderation with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  25. Thought A History Book With An Heinous Intent with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".
  26. Thought What Attracts Someone to ISLAM? with 0 viewings related by tag "islam".