What is your opinion of what these Islamic Scholars say?
With evidence that Muslim militants were responsible for the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, prominent Islamic scholars and theologians in the West say unequivocally that nothing in Islam countenances the Sept. 11 actions. But in interviews, they explained that certain scriptural passages are distorted by Islamic extremists like Osama bin Laden.
In his office in Leesburg, Va., Taha Jabir Alalwani, the chairman of a council that issues Islamic legal opinions for Muslims in North America, opened a copy of the Koran to Page 1,732 and read aloud in Arabic a verse that lays out the rules of when a Muslim may fight.
"The verse says you have a right to fight those people who try to force you to adopt another religion or to leave your home," said Dr. Taha, a Muslim judge who founded a graduate school in Leesburg to teach Islam to Westerners and Western values to Muslims. "But America didn't ask you to aban
Unfortunately, most people(media) only put Muslims on TV that agree with the likes of bin Laden or at least dont criticize his behavior as Islamic so that's what non Muslims are left to hear. That's how the false idea that ALL Muslims agree with bin Ladens personal interpretation of Islam is the only one out there. People need to read and discover for themselves the truth about any subject then the opinion they voice is an educated one and not just someone else's regurgitated.