Terrorist and moderate fatwas

Good question: if “true Islam” is a religion for pussycats, where are the moderate fatwas? A fatwa, after all, is simply a legal ruling issued on request by a qualified scholar of Islamic law. If there were reputable scholars who could use ordinary Islamic methods to show that Islam is as benign as we’re told, and radical forms are a bizarre distortion, then I would think the non-radical majority would get their own rulings and we’d be seeing a battle of the fatwas in the Islamic world.

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