'The rise of IS is the modern Reformation'
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Graeme Wood: 'The rise of IS is the modern Reformation'

Viewsnight is BBC Newsnight's new place for ideas and opinion.

Here, Graeme Wood, national correspondent for The Atlantic argues the rise of so-called Islamic State is a kind of Reformation within Islam.

We also hear from Tariq Ramadan who says this argument is "misplaced" and we should not try to "understand Islam through a Christian lens".

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  • 16 Feb 2017
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