Thursday, February 28, 2008

Turkey in radical revision of Islamic texts

This will possibly have a huge impact on Islam. I'm not sure how it will impact the more conservative Islamic countries...but it is a start:

Turkey is preparing to publish a document that represents a revolutionary reinterpretation of Islam - and a controversial and radical modernisation of the religion.

The country's powerful Department of Religious Affairs has commissioned a team of theologians at Ankara University to carry out a fundamental revision of the Hadith, the second most sacred text in Islam after the Koran. Read More.

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