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Finding Fault

Ahmed Ali 12 Min Read

Last week, Dr Farhan Nizami was quoted by the Telegraph1 as saying that Muslim parents are to blame for leaving their children open to the lure of ‘Islamic extremism’. However, any individual

Strangers in our Midst

Ahmed Ali 50 Min Read

Abdullah Quilliam titled ‘Shaykh-ul-Islam of the British Isles’ by the Ottoman Sultan Abdul Hamid II, was a 19th century convert of English descent, and was also the Turkish Consul and Persian Vice-

A Call for Muslims to Support the Integration of Parts of Shari’ah into the British Judicial System

Shaykh Dr. Haitham al-Haddad 9 Min Read

The incredulous debate about Shari’ah and its implementation in Britain followed the release of a number of reports that have concluded that many Muslims would like to see Shari’ah implemented in the

The Place of Narrative and its Importance – Part 2

Syed Haider 48 Min Read

In part one I explored the relationship between ideology, narrative, and discourse. The hypothesis forwarded there was that these modes of thought form the mediating structures by which “raw” sensations turn into

The Place of Narrative and its Importance

Syed Haider 39 Min Read

Introduction I have always claimed that how we “see” things is not an independent act but one that is mediated through structures of meaning learnt over time in the milieu of society.

Decolonising the Mind through Critique

Syed Haider 11 Min Read

We live in a time of technological wonder. I can communicate with anyone in almost any part of the world at the click of a button. I can even see someone who