Tag Archives: sharia

Survey shows dozens of Muslims think things we’re uncomfortable with!

The Wall Street Journal ran a headline a few days ago that was simply, “Britain’s Muslim Problem,” proving once and for all that the WSJ has be fully integrated into the Murdoch news machine, which is sad, but also a bit … Continue reading

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Homosexuality in Islam

Umar asked: Hey Jessica, I was wondering if you could make a post about homosexuality in Islamic history, i.e how open has it been, what were the reactions, etc. Thanks. — Okay, I guess to start with I should warn … Continue reading

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Anti-sharia law vetoed in Missouri!

Breaking news!  An American lawmaker knows how the law works!! Okay, this really shouldn’t be big news, but considering how many states have tried to pass anti-sharia legislation, I wonder sometimes… The governor of Missouri, Jay Nixon, has vetoed a … 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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GOP poised to embrace anti-Sharia platform

Okay, as I’ve said before, although I dearly want to keep this blog apolitical, this would only be possible if American parties would stop doing and saying ridiculous, inaccurate things about Islam.  And as of yet, that doesn’t seem to … Continue reading

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Apologies, kittens and Kansas law

Hello, world!  So I’m not dead, but I am working 70+ hours a week.  It’s . . . an experience. I really want to  keep writing this thing, but obviously time management has become something of a challenge.  I can’t … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich and Islamic Law: why anti-Sharia activism is a red herring

Okay, just as a warning, this post is going to discuss the current range of hopefuls for the Republican nominee for President.  But firstly, let me just say that I’m going to try very hard to keep this blog apolitical … Continue reading

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