In my philosophy, there’s no logic in saying religiousness for muslims. In Islam, a muslim is a muslim. There’s no lesser muslim or more muslimy muslim.
We respect all muslims. Need I mention, the exception is unless they’re ISIS. Then they’re not even Muslim.
If a muslim practices hijab, she’s a muslim. If she doesnt, she’s still a muslim. If a muslim backbites, they’re stilla muslim. A bad one maybe, but still a muslim. And so on.
The reason I think this is important is because it makes it seem like you’re allowed to judge other people based off how much Islam people practice. When in reality, that’s ALL PERSONAL! except if you get into personal relationships with that person huhu
For me, telling me I’m a religious muslim makes me feel like my identity is split. Part of “ME” has been placed into an adjective that can change any moment.
No, I’m a Muslim, and everything I do that is Islamic, is because I’m a muslim. the other stuff I do is from my personality and my ego.
I was inspired to write about this from this one article here: