(Ahlul Bayt News Agency) - Sheikh Mohammad Rashid Qabbani, Lebanese grand mufti attending the international conference on Ilm-al-Kalam held in Moscow criticized the recent unrests in Lebanon where has been outstanding for the coexistence among its multi-tribal citizens.
He said, “Islam opposes violence or anything which might bring deviation from moderation; hence, what is happening in Northern Lebanon cannot be related to Islam or Muslims.”
He stressed the necessity of following a culture of moderation in daily life and said, “It is quite necessary to try for moderation and balance besides following “dialogues” which is highlighted in Islam.”
The first international conference on Ilm-al-Kalam opened in the Russian capital of Moscow on May 26th, 2012.
Scholars, muftis and Islam experts from 20 countries attended the two-day conference to express their views on the ways to confront extremism.
Religious representatives from across Russia, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Bahrain, Sudan, Uzbekistan, Indonesia, Iraq, Turkey and Islamic Republic of Iran are among the participants in this conference.
Ilm-al-Kalam is the branch of philosophy which seeks theological principles through dialectic.