Category Archives: Amman Message

PEACETALK: The different Islamic schools of thought in the Philippines

(Disclaimer: The author wishes to highlight the fact that there are many manifestations of how Islam is understood and practiced as a way of life. However, unlike the Christians who cannot pray together under one prayer leader or minister except in cases of ecumenical worship services, Muslims of different schools of thought can pray under […]

PEACETALK: Addressing Religious Violent Extremism from an ideological framework: Some thoughts for consideration

Many social scientists have looked into violent extremism and many have always talked about socio-economic contexts and conditions as the push and pull factors in facilitating the rise of religious extremism. What many social scientists forget is that there is an ideological condition in this challenge, the ideology that has been called by others as […]