Tag: MODERNITY

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Why Modern Atheists Are Mushriks

After coining "Farangism Studies" to unmask western modernity in his first article, Mirza Safwat is back with a closer look at the polytheistic, pagan roots of popular western atheism.

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Unmasking Western Modernity: Farangism Studies

“It isn’t atheism per se that the apostate Muslim is embracing,” writes sociologist Mirza Safwat. “It isn’t an intellectual matter but a civilizational one; it needs to be understood not philosophically but sociologically…”

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Renewing Our Commitment to Articulating Islam in the 21st Century

After 13 years of providing guidance and solutions we felt it was time to give Islam21c.com a fresh new look whilst sharing our commitment to articulating Islam in the 21st Century. Our new logo is now live...

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…

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“Burkini” – A Look at Modernity’s Domination and Control

I have been avoiding the “burkini” debacle for a while as I have posted on the topic of veiling and the French colonialist fetish for denuding women before. But as France continues to embarrass itself by bullying women into stripping in a public spectacle, red herrings about Islam, women and

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Finding our ‘tribe’ in a modern world

Finding our tribe in a modern world: Questions on belonging Growing up in London, I felt fairly proud that I knew the neighbour to our right. To this day though, I don’t know the name of the Italian chap to the left, but at least we exchange friendly nods! Nothing

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The Modern World’s Debt to Islam

The Modern World’s Debt to Islām Part 1: Out of Darkness Into Light Part 2: How the Justice of Islām Saved Jews & Christians Before the coming of Islām, the world was in a state of oppression and injustice. Pre-Islamic Arabia was a dreadful place to live in. Among the