In April 2000, Naik debated with William Campbell in Chicago on the topic of The Qur'an and the Bible: In the Light of Science, one of his most-cited debates. In February 2011 Naik addressed the via video link from India. You may refuse to accept browser Cookies by activating the appropriate setting on your browser. I still recall his answer when asked to explain his claim that all subjects in his school - including science - would be taught from an Islamic perspective: Sister, Islam is a scientific religion; Hinduism is irrational. Naik believes that girls shouldnt be sent to school because they tend to lose virginity and they should also not wear golden jewelery.
He also criticized the media for picking up verses of the Quran or hadiths and quoting them out of context to mislabel Islam as a religion that promotes violence and killing. This allows our sites to recognize your device from those of other users on our sites. Gambia 2014 In 2014, Naik visited at the invitation of President to attend the grand celebration of 's 20th anniversary. The rest of Hindu scripture, he declares, is full of illogicalities. The thing is that if he is terrorizing a terrorist, he is following Islam. In , criticised Naik for recommending the death penalty for homosexuals and for apostasy from the faith. What are Cookies and Other Tracking Technologies? He has been called an authority on comparative religion, perhaps the most influential ideologue in India, the rock star of tele-evangelism and a proponent of modern Islam and the world's leading Salafi evangelist.
Lectures on Islam have been presented by Naik and twenty other Islamic speakers. His application for judicial review was dismissed on 5 November 2010. It is pointless arguing that the two Dhaka attackers who were reportedly inspired by him believed they were waging war for their Caliphate. In 2017, according to the , Naik was granted citizenship by Saudi Arabia. So in this context no Muslim should ever terrorise a single innocent human being. In the same answer, Naik compared a terrorist with a policeman who terrorizes a criminal.
Naik has also been accused of influencing several youth to join the Islamic State. His views and statements on terrorism have been often criticised in the media. Reception, awards, titles, and honors Naik was ranked 89 on 's list of the 100 Most Powerful Indians in 2010. Naik criticises the activities of in the saying, the missionaries write verses of the bible in Arabic calligraphy, such as 'God is love' to catch fish with the Muslims. This answer by Naik in 2010 to a Muslim in the Maldives who admitted to being an atheist, forced the police to whisk the man away for his own protection. If you do not want cookies to be dropped on your device, you can adjust the setting of your Internet browser to reject the setting of all or some cookies and to alert you when a cookie is placed on your device. So how can any Muslim kill innocent human being? Unlike many Islamic preachers, his lectures are conversational and delivered in English rather than Urdu or Arabic.
In a YouTube video, his speech shows him saying that If Bin Laden is fighting the enemies of Islam, I am for him. He criticizes the portrayal of Muslims in films saying, Hundreds of movies were made in to malign the image of Islam that a non-Muslim gets scared when he heard a Muslim saying '', thinking that he is going to kill him. Its lone wolf attacker had picked a method with eerie similarities to the Glasgow attack of 2007 by Kafeel Ahmed of Bangalore, driving an explosives-laden vehicle into his target. However, Naik also claimed that Rahil was removed from his office. He also holds that Muslim bear the right to have sex with their female slaves. According to , Naik is perhaps the most influential ideologue in India.
However, soon thereafter the banned the broadcast of Naik's channel. We do not control the setting of these cookies so please check the websites of these third parties for more information about their cookies and how to manage them. Zakir Naik says that his goal is to concentrate on the educated Musli youth who have become apologetic about their own religion and have started to feel that the religion is outdated. In his celebrated lecture on the similarities between Islam and Hinduism, Naik quotes Hindu scripture only insofar as it matches the Quran in saying that there is just one formless God, and refers to Prophet Mohammed according to Naik. Dr Naik clarifies Islamic viewpoints and clears misconceptions about Islam using the Koran, the channel's website says.