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Islamic Theology

The Muslim, the Christian, and the Bull

Leona Foxx | Posted 12.19.2014 | Religion
Leona Foxx

"My mother is Orthodox Christian and my father is Muslim," said my new friend, Ismail.

The Battle for Islam

Soumaya Ghannoushi | Posted 11.27.2014 | World
Soumaya Ghannoushi

Does the situation of present-day Muslim society, marked by crisis, tensions, foreign interventions and political despotism, foster the reformist democratic Islam, or does it promote its violent and theocratic rivals?

The Golden Age Of Islam

Sasha Brookner | Posted 03.26.2013 | Religion
Sasha Brookner

There was a Golden Age to Islam once -- a Muslim Renaissance so magnificent, famous, cosmopolitan and cerebral that it's borders didn't always bleed. This era unequivocally produced some of the most enlightened thinkers throughout the Islamic Diaspora.

Scripture, Science and Self in Islam

Peter Ochs, Ph.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Peter Ochs, Ph.D.

What is Scripture? For the Muslim thinker Allama Muhammad Iqbal (1877-1938), the answer concerns science as well as the Quran, reason as well as faith, poetry as well as prophecy.

WaPo 'On Faith': The Deviant Theology Of Violent Extremists

washingtonpost.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

As an American imam at one of the largest mosques in the DC Metro area, I am greatly troubled by the new cases of violent extremism among Western Musl...

The Problem Of Suffering: Muslim Theological Reflections

Sherman A. Jackson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Sherman A. Jackson

If God is All-Good and All-Powerful, how do we explain the existence of evil? The problem of evil, especially human suffering, exercised classical Muslim theologians as much it does Western philosophers, theologians and scientists today.