Ramadan reflections on Muslim loss of mandate to rule

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In part two of a short series, Hamdija Begovic looks at the Nietzschean idea of the man-god, and how we should respond.

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The Burqa The burqa, a form of Muslim dress covering women from head to toe, including their faces, is oppressive, says the president of France. He wants it banned. “The burqa is

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The Islamic classical tradition has always viewed the Qur’an as a living, dynamic and intrusive text; tapping into the inner dispositions of man while simultaneously interacting with his political and social environment.

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A White Islam

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  Although the title may suggest otherwise, this has nothing to do with the colour of many people in the UK who, despite the unyielding negative media stereotyping, still amaze us by

High Aspirations

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The effect of knowledge on early Muslims is evident to all whereas having high aspirations is a topic many are unaware of even though it has and is still crucial to a

Islam and the Problems of Modernity

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