No schism, just sadness: A Dawoodi Bohra responds

Syedna Mufaddal Saifuddin (tus), the 53rd Dai ul-Mutlaq of the Dawoodi Bohra community

IntroductionShireen Hamza has written an oped here at Patheos alleging that there is a schism in my community, the Dawoodi Bohras. Shireen is in fact my first cousin, a passionate intellect, and I do not doubt the sincerity of her belief. No one can or should deny that she has a right to believe whatever she wants.What Shireen does not have the right to do, however, is to make false claims about the beliefs of those who disagree with her, or to claim victimhood and persecution where … [Read more...]