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Family ties

Michael Cook | 14 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: gun control, homophobia, Islam, Islamic terrorism, mass shootings
Islam, homophobia and guns all played a role in the tragedy in Orlando. But what about family dysfunction?


The origins of Jihadism in Europe

Michele Brignone | 09 June 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, jihadi youths, nihilism
The French debate the nature of extremist militancy.


A British Muslim pushes for polygamy after same-sex marriage

Michael Cook | 16 May 2016 | CONJUGALITY |  
tags: feminism, Islam, polyamory, polygamy, UK


Immigrants, assimilation, and religion

Luma Simms | 23 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: assimilation, Christianity, faith and reason, Islam, Judaism, migration
Many Middle Eastern immigrants reject corrupt aspects of Western culture, but not necessarily its core beliefs.


‘British values’ prevent more than terrorism

Daniel Blackman | 16 March 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: British values, David Cameron, Islam, Islamic extremism, secularism, UK
David Cameron's anti-extremism policy can be used to intimidate Christians and other dissidents


Why is Islam so different in different countries?

Aaron Hughes | 23 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam
An account of forces and events that paved the way for the jihadist group.


Sparing Mr Rouhani’s culture, hiding a truth about our own

Chiara Bertoglio | 01 February 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: art, Christianity, Islam, nudity
Italy's nude sculptures cover-up exposes contrasting attitudes to the body.


“People should live peacefully together”

Michael Cook | 21 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, heroes, Islam, Kenya
How a Muslim teacher protected Christians from terrorists and paid the ultimate price.


Can Britain win its battle of ideas?

Michael Cook | 11 January 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Britain, Islam, Islamic extremism, United Kingdom
The Prime Minister is determined to prove the superiority of British values to young Muslims.


Is ISIS an ‘existential threat’?

Michael Cook | 23 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: existential threat, ISIS, Islam, Islamic State
Now, no. Later, possibly.


Is Islam incompatible with modernity?

Asma Afsaruddin | 18 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Islam, modernity, Qur'an
Many leading Muslim thinkers are returning to Islam’s earliest texts to promote reform


An “act of war”

James Schall SJ | 17 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: ISIS, Islam, Paris Attacks 2015, terrorism
Without an intellectual response to the challenge of ISIS, it will not be defeated.


Fearsome threats

Michael Cook | 16 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: Christianity, France, ISIS, Islam, terrorism
France must resist the temptation to sink to the level of its ISIS foes.


Submission: A Novel

Ronnie Smith | 05 November 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, France, Islam
Michel Houellebecq imagines how an apathetic France becomes a Muslim state.


Ben Carson wants young Muslims to think small

Mathew Otieno | 30 September 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: 2016 elections, Islam
The Republican candidate is wrong to think that a Muslim should not be President.


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