Religion

The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia
The European Parliament Seeks the Medieval Age in Hagia Sophia

The European Parliament considers defending Hagia Sophia’s conversion into a mosque an extremism and underlines its...

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

The French Islam
The French Islam

Associating a terror group with Islam is scandalous. Would have DAESH been called a “humanist terror group” had the group...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018
Contemporary Islamic Art and The Jameel Prize 2018

The Jameel Prize is ‘an award for contemporary art and design inspired by Islamic tradition’ and is currently on view at...

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Thilo Sarrazin's Hostile Takeover Does Islam Obstruct Progress and Threaten
Thilo Sarrazin's Hostile Takeover: Does Islam Obstruct Progress and Threaten Society?

Sarrazin concludes that the “religiously colored cultural unity of the majority of Muslims” and their rising birth rates...

Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Evangelicals and the messianic character of US foreign policy
Evangelicals and the messianic character of US foreign policy

Of course, the threat is not because evangelicals believe in seven curses that will appear as signs of the apocalypse,...

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup
The Role of Turkey's Diyanet During the July 15 Coup Attempt

People were invited to take the streets not only for the love of God or country, but also for the love of democracy, while...

Sunday, July 15, 2018

The 300 French Horsemen of the Apocalypse
The 300 French Horsemen of the Apocalypse

Just as France did not act with religious motifs while colonizing Africa, it also did not employ such motifs in recent...

Monday, May 14, 2018

Freedom of Religion as a Pre-condition
Freedom of Religion as a Pre-condition?

Statements made by politicians and similar moves in order to gain potential votes from far-right, anti-Islamic and...

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A Religion of Secularism
A Religion of Secularism?

Secularism, which turned into the official religion of the state with the 1905 French law on the Separation of the...

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Who Decides Whether Islam Belongs to Germany or Not
Who Decides Whether Islam Belongs to Germany or Not?

If a democratic state accepts that the discourse of right-wing extremists will shape the country’s future perception of...

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

The Unknown Side of Boko Haram How a Salafi Group
The Unknown Side of Boko Haram: How a Salafi Group Spread in Historically Sufi Northern Nigeria

Salafism has had a remarkable impact on the transformation of Islamic life in post-colonial Nigeria and it needs to be...

Saturday, February 24, 2018

Trump the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism
Trump, the Israeli Lobby and Christian Zionism

"I said, 'If you look at 1917, it was a Jubilee Year, and the Balfour Amendment came, and then in 50 years, it was 1967,...

Saturday, January 6, 2018

Report says young UK Muslims face 'enormous' challenges
Report says young UK Muslims face 'enormous' challenges

New research claims young British Muslims see 'significant barriers' to social mobility

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Serif Mardin leading Turkish sociologist dies at 90
Serif Mardin, leading Turkish sociologist, dies at 90

Mardin known for his work on modernization of Turkey, its socio-political transformation as well as politics and religion

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Head of Islamic Movement denied bail by Israeli court
Head of Islamic Movement denied bail by Israeli court

Detention extended for Raed Salah over inciting violence, membership of illegal group charges

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

Muslims in Europe well-integrated new study claims
Muslims in Europe well-integrated, new study claims

New generations better educated, more connected but still face discrimination, says Bertelsmann Foundation survey

Friday, August 25, 2017

Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks
Germany sees rise in anti-Muslim attacks

Muslims now facing more serious threat as far-right groups not hesitating to use violence

Friday, August 18, 2017

Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series
Viewing Contemporary Turkey and Pakistan through Television Series

For a century now structuralists and post-structuralists have been arguing about the arbitrariness of meaning of symbols...

Monday, August 14, 2017

Turks out' Mosque vandalized in Greece
'Turks out': Mosque vandalized in Greece

Greece has seen rise in attacks on Muslims, Jews in recent years, coinciding with rise of far-right Golden Dawn party....

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