Monthly Archives: October 2011

Islamic and Jewish thought

Okay, I’ve just realized that I’m rather behind in answering questions – I hereby promise this will be corrected . . . soon.  Please don’t stop asking me things! In that spirit . . . Shmuel Aryeh asked: How you see … Continue reading

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Islam and the Department of Justice

Okay, I do want to post something about Libya, but I’m going to hold off until next week on the (perhaps ridiculous) hope that we might know a bit more about what’s going on on the ground by then. And, … Continue reading

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Luxury and the Hajj

Okay, it’s been forever since I’ve posted – mea culpa.  In my defense, I have moved trans-Atlanically, which is surprisingly time consuming and exhausting!  Now that I’m settled, I do have some quasi-big plans for this blog, so hopefully you’ll … Continue reading

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Compulsion in Islam

Okay, first up, small administrative question – is anyone having problems submitting comments?  I’ve had someone mention it, and want to make sure it’s not a widespread problem – if you are having problems, please could you email me to … Continue reading

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