Salafism is often associated with intolerance and violence and Sufism with tolerance and nonviolence.

The academic literature on Sufism tends to focus on classical texts by Rabi’a al-Adawiyya (713-801), Muhyi’l-Din ibn’l-Arabi (1165-1240), Jalaluddin al-Rumi (1207-1273) and other gnostic Sufis whose major themes were the love of God, the quest for union with the divine and the equivalence of all religions.[1] This orientation is mirrored in the anthropological literature that champions popular are typically depicted as exclusivist, intolerant of local cultures and other religions and, particularly in the post-9/11 literature, as being the embodiment of inherently violent Islam, and are associated with “conversion by the sword.” [4] Ibn Saud’s 18th century wars of conquest and Rumi’s 13th century verses about churches, mosques and synagogues as houses of God have become archetypes in contemporary Western discourse about .

These views are perhaps most clearly articulated in the writings of Ed Husain and Stephen Schwartz and others located on the cusp of scholarship and advocacy journalism.

I am a student in a French university, of Algerian origin.

I do not have any family in this country and I want to get married.

3 – It should not allow any correspondence between the two sexes, because of the evils that result from that, including the participation of mischief-makers both male and female whose intention is to do evil or have fun.

Rather the administrators of the site should first check on the identity of the suitor, then put him in touch with the guardian (wali) of the woman.What is the differences between hanafi sect and the salafi sect? i was bought up in a salafi family and have been gaining knowledge from hanafi resources recently. but all i want to do is follow the quran and sunnah, and take what is good and leave the bad, from any sect. In this article we demonstrate that these assumptions are baseless.Based on analysis of historical and contemporary cases from Southeast Asia and West Africa, we show that there is no significant correlation between theology and violent tendencies.Some violent groups are Sufi and others Salafi, while some non-violent groups are Salafi, others Sufi.