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Mosques losing sway over young Indonesians because of online sermons, study shows

The study also found that social media-based sermons had reduced the influence of religious education in family, organisations or other formal educational institutions.    JAKARTA (THE JAKARTA POST/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) – For centuries, mosques served as places where Muslims deepened their knowledge of Islamic teachings. The influence of mosques, however, […]

‘Punching in the Dark’: Why Islamic State Is Winning the Online War

Islamistisches Propagandavideo In the wake of the Paris attacks, authorities are becoming increasingly concerned about Islamic State’s skillful use of the Internet. So far, however, European countermeasures have been frustratingly ineffective.By SPIEGEL Staff It sounded like jihadi megalomania. “We will conquer your Rome, break your crosses, and enslave your women.” Every Muslim […]