Monthly Archives: September 2012

Privilege and Religion

Okay, making a second pass at this post – I’m still not certain I’ll quite manage to write what I want to write, but hopefully I’ll manage something that at least makes a little sense. There’s a lot of discussion … Continue reading

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Not really a post

Okay, this is going to end up being a place-holder post – I had sat down this morning intending to write something about privilege in discussions of religion, but I can’t manage to construct anything more eloquent than ‘arg rage … Continue reading

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On the study of the Qur’an in the West

It’s difficult to say quite what I want to say about the events of the last week.  I feel sympathy for the families of those killed, and also for the thousands of people in Libya and Egypt who are once … Continue reading

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Muslims from abroad enrolling in Catholic Colleges

First off, since a few of my recent posts have discussed Muslim-styles of dress, I want to include a cool link from islamophobia-watch, that the Governor of California has just signed into law a provision stressing that people cannot be … Continue reading

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Schacht, Hallaq and Islamic law

Qolyehudi asked: I hope everything is well with you. I would like, if you have the time and feel for writing a little about it, to hear your opinion on the debate between the orientalists and the anti-orientalists in regards … Continue reading

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