Babikir Faysal Babikir

A writer and progressive reformer from Sudan, Babikir Faysal Babikir has specialized in African and Asian studies and issues related to economics and development in the Muslim world. He frequently contributes to the Sudanese electronic and daily publications and is a regular commentator on Arabic-language television. He has published several books on Sudanese politics, democratization and the problems of Islamic religious education.

In 2008 his English-language study, Islamic Religious Curricula and Terrorism: A Case Study of the Azherite Religious Schools in Egypt, analysed the relationship between current teaching materials on Islam and their relationship with currents of thought leading to radicalization and terrorism.



ISIS did not drop from the sky
17 May 2016 | ABOVE |  
tags: ISIS, Salafists, Saudi Arabia, Wahabbis
The appalling violence shown by the Islamic State has its roots in the complex theology and politics of Saudi Arabia.


Leading young men astray
15 Sep 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: fundamentalism, Islam
The arguments of Islamic fundamentalists are full of contradictions, muddled thinking and manipulation.


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