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Five Islamic Philosophers Every Muslim Should Read by Muqtedar Khan

Islamic intellectual culture suffers from a philosophy deficit. While there are a few philosophical thinkers in the Muslim World today none of them enjoys the rock star status that many pedestrian preachers and YouTube stalwarts enjoy. What this ...

The Mythos Of Islamic Philosophy

Mohammed Moussa
Standing before a jury of his peers, a bearded elderly man rebuts the crimes he stands accused of in an unfolding cascade of propositions, anecdotes and insights. Corruption of the youth and insulting the gods are the charges he addresses in ...

A Mystical Swim

by Colin Hannaford
These thoughts emerged after reading Ziauddin Sardar’s Desperately Seeking Paradise (Granta, London, 2004), particularly chapter four ‘The Mysteries of Mysticism’. This chapter is deliberately and playfully left without an ...

A Muslim on the Idea of Protest

Farouk Peru
London summers have always fascinated me. For most of the year, the city exudes a sombre darkness with the wet and chilly weather imparting a feeling of permanent dreariness. Then comes the summer with its late evenings and suddenly, it feels ...