Religious violence: Food for thought for Qur’an bashers

Something must be said about the many contemporary critics who ignorantly and offensively denigrate the Qur’an on flimsy grounds while instinctively explaining away far more challenging ethical problems to be found within their own sacred scriptures. [Read more…]

Theme Park Segregation: The problem with “Muslim-only” days

Community events need to be structured in such a way that they respect Muslim needs and legitimate preferences without catering to illegitimate ones. [Read more…]

Muslim Stereotypes: Understanding Muslim language

Svend White outlines five simple rules to decipher just how the media selects quotes from Muslims and interprets their intentions. [Read more…]

Progressive Islam: Lessons learned from the PMU experiment

Both supporters and detractors of the PMU would do well to ponder its successes and failures in order to steer future endeavors down a more balanced path. [Read more…]

Politics of Hijab: Should Muslim women be on Mt. Everest?

We have to admit that the requirements of modesty depend on context, and that there is more to a woman’s soul than her hijab. [Read more…]