Views of contemporary Muslim thinkers

M. A. Sherif – A  ‘Hijra’ to nowhere

‘Soon the Khyber Pass was clogged with caravans of bullock carts, camels and people afoot, carrying their few worldly belongings towards the promised land’. ‘There is another sister the same age as you, also from London with the same amount … read more

Talal Asad – Thinking about Tradition

Talal Asad’s reflection in http://criticalinquiry.uchicago.edu/, Discourses and acts that found a tradition are not exhaustive because subsequent events become part of those foundations, by virtue of interpreting or developing them. In any living tradition there are arguments about whether exegetical … read more