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Critical Muslim

A quarterly magazine of ideas and issues showcasing ground-breaking thinking on Islam and what it means to be a Muslim in a rapidly changing, ...

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CM19: Nature

Jeremy Henzell-Thomas goes for a long walk 'out in the open', Charles Upton delineates basic Islamic concepts and symbols for the contemplation of nature, James E Montgomery reads some classical texts, Laura Hassan studies how Muslim philosophers approached science and nature, Mohammed Hashas explores the geopoetics of nature, Munjed M Murad sings the virtues of ibn Arabi, Naomi Foyle ...

Ziauddin Sardar's Twelve Postnormal Plagues

I don’t know about you. But I feel a bit unnatural. It has become rather unnatural to be an ordinary, caring, socially conscious human being. We ...

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CM18: Cities

Hassan Mahamdallie discovers shoots of hope in the wastelands of Detroit. Peter Clark thinks that Istanbul is the eternal capital of the world, Robert Irwin ...

Ten Cities to Visit Before You Die

1. Fez There is only one city that can be on the top of your travel list: Fez. After the destruction of Aleppo, it is the only Islamic city that not only ...

CM17: Extreme

Ziauddin Sardar and Samia Rahman suggest that extremism is an expected product of our complex and chaotic postnormal times, Anne Alexander traces the ...

Postnormal Blues by Ziauddin Sardar and Samia Rahman

Superpowers. Of all the possible superpowers in this best of all possible worlds, which one would you most like to possess? We sought the counsel of a ...