There’s a lot of energy wasted debating what views represent the true Islam.
But figuring out the true interpretation of a religion is not only futile but also irrelevant, at least when it comes to public discourse and policy.
What matters is what the majority of adherents think. Thanks to the non-partisan Pew Research Center’s efforts, we now know what Muslims across the world think on a variety of issues. The results, released earlier this week, show most of the world’s Muslims conflict with western standards.
Link to Pew Study