Secular Muslimism vs Secular Progressivism

clouds2.jpgI had an interesting discussion with a gentleman named Imran in comments recently and came across a semantic difference that I want to point out, it was also highlighted on the Glenn Beck program today in a discussion with novelist Brad Thor. (On the strength of what Brad said I also picked up a copy his new book “The First Commandment”.)

As used in the Muslim world most who call themselves secularists  refer to a separation of mosque and state, and therefrom the protection of the state’s rule of law from over-ride of the mosque’s sharia as interpreted by the ruler or mullah-of-the-moment. 

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