Tag: TUNISIA

Is the Arab Spring Dead or Alive? | Unscripted #73

In this week's Unscripted podcast we are joined by two special guests with a deep understanding of the topic: Jalal Ouerghi, a leader of Tunisia's ruling Ennahda Party; and Anas Altikriti, founder and CEO of the Cordoba Foundation think-tank.

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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Tunisia, Reformation and the Reverse-Engineering of the Sharīʿah

Reverse-engineering of Islamic rulings takes place when certain legal principles, Islamic ideas and scholarly statements are cherry-picked and elevated to act as sources of Shariah...