Tag: LIBERALISM

Politics 24 Min Read

UK Muslims need an alternative to Labour

Muslims need to chart an independent path in politics and not crave the attention of established parties, argues Muhammad Jalal, host of The Thinking Muslim podcast.

Opinion 10 Min Read

French anti-Muslim sentiment stripped bare with abaya ban

A key example of the dangers of liberal and secular thinking: forcing women to reduce their modesty and arguing that it is empowering.

Latest Opinion 21 Min Read

Islam is a patriarchal religion

Is it wrong to say Islam is a patriarchal religion? Widad Mezahi leads the call to embrace this somewhat controversial description.

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Muslim-majority Indonesia criminalises extramarital sex and cohabitation

It is welcome news that extramarital sex and cohabitation are now illegal in Indonesia, which is home to 231 million Muslims.

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The White Tears for Afghanistan’s Women

Afghan women are not passive entities that need rescuing by White liberals, writes Zimarina Sarwar…

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The Stupidity of ‘Rewriting’ the Quran

Attacks against the Quran only ever backfire

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Saudi Jeddah Fest: The Desperate Face of Liberalism

"Those seeking to 'liberalise' the country have become neither stately custodians of Islām, nor paraders of the political systems of Liberalism. They sway between the two and belong to neither."

Fasting: a Revolt Against the Modern Condition

In 1960 Tunisia's secularist president Bourguiba asked the esteemed scholar Ibn ʿĀshūr to issue a fatwa to abandon fasting for its impact on the economy. Ibn ʿĀshūr went on public radio and responded…

You were being manipulated long before Cambridge Analytica came along

If you are anything like me then you will have been a bit sceptical of the scale—and ostentatiousness—of some of the outrage following the Cambridge Analytica scandal this week

Is Your Islam Shaped by Others?

We are today exposed to many types of thought and ideologies such as secularism, liberalism, atheism and humanism—how does this affect us?