Salafi Is Shorthand For…

It doesn’t matter if you consider yourself salafi or not but you have to admit that for many Muslims today, “salafi” is just shorthand for everything they find unpalatable about what they see as “religious conservatism.” I have seen these lay Muslims dismiss leaders of sufi turuq of all people as “salafis/wahabis” simply due to their having long beards, wearing thobes, and speaking with force and conviction!

 

It doesn't matter if you consider yourself salafi or not but you have to admit that for many Muslims today, "salafi" is…

Posted by Daniel Haqiqatjou on Wednesday, July 6, 2016

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  1. I concur. I want to wear the Niqab In Sha Allah because I think it’s Sunnah, yet I know that other more “progressive” Muslims will look at me and think: “Great yet another Revert sister lost to the Salafis…” I’m a conservative Muslim not necessarily a Salafi!

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