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Islam Can't Be Reformed

Islam Can't Be Reformed By: Dave Gaubatz 19 May 2014
Today I received about 25 emails asking me if Islam can be reformed.  Specifically they wanted to know if a Muslim could follow Islam and not Shariah law.  They said a well known counter-terrorism expert who was recently on the radio said a Muslim could set aside Shariah law and still be a good Muslim.  I laughed and laughed when I heard this.  The people who say this are the 'Medical Quacks' of the 1800's.  They will give their audience anything for a few pennies.
This was my basic answer to the separation of Shariah from Islam: "There is no Islam without Shariah law. One can't separate the two. There is no Christianity without the Ten Commandments, and the same goes for Islam. The alleged counter-terrorism experts who say a person can be a follower of Islam, yet does not practice Shariah, should be tuned out. They are hurting the educational awareness of understanding 'Pure Islam'. Islam was founded on …