Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Moral Epistemology and the Revision of Divine Law in Islam

Abstract This essay explores the relationship between moral epistemology and legal theory in Islamic thought. Reviewing selected works of Khomeini, Maududi, and Qutb, I show that Islamism, drawing upon certain currents of Muslim intellectual tradition,...

Syria, an Unresolved Tragedy

After the Doha meeting has resulted in recommendations, apparently directed to the Western decision-makers, analysts were assured that the opposition, failed within the eleven years of the Syrian tragedy, cannot be recycled to produce...

Historical Roots of Syrian Jihadism… Its Reflection on Revolution

The last decade in Syria removed the coverage from many issues that were being dealt with as if they were postulates, whether at the intellectual level of research, or at the level of political...

An Islam without Miracles

Read as PDFDownload PDF The miracle is not an obligation of religion and the inimitability of the Qur'an is not one of the pillars of faith. The miracles that were...

Obstacles to Enlightenment in the Arab World

Read as PDFDownload as PDF Talking about the issue of enlightenment may seem more urgent than ever in the Arab case, as the enlightenment has always been at the fore...