"People assume that the jihadis are well educated in religion. That is not the case. A few religious scholars exist in their midst, but theirs is a very untraditional interpretation of the scriptures. the majority of terrorists come to their religious beliefs through self-instruction. Their religious understanding is limited; they know about as much as any secular person, which is to say, very little. Often, they have not started reading the Quran seriously until they are in prison, because then it is provided to them and they have lots of time to read it."Marc Sageman: Leaderless Jihad. Terror Networks in the Twenty-First Century. Philadelphia: 2008, p. 51.
Freitag, 7. Januar 2011
Islam und Terrorismus
Lieselotte schreibt gerade einen Essay ueber al-Qaeda und die Frage, ob es sich dabei um eine soziale Bewegung handelt, und stolpert dabei immer wieder ueber denkanstossende Zitate. So was wie das hier: