A very satisfying 100% No vote. OK I confess: I voted No 45 seconds after it was posted on twitter 😉
For Jonathan Brown fans (that includes me) Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson discusses the history of Islam with Asma Afsaruddin, a professor in Indiana University’s Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, and Jonathan Brown, director of the Prince Alwaleed bin… Read More ›
A rather good salafi critique of terrorist groups. Click to enlarge.
Reza Aslan, an academic at the University of California, was asked ‘Does Islam promote violence?’ when he was interviewed on CNN last September about female genital mutilation in “Muslim countries”. And luckily for everyone, he nailed exactly why making generalisations… Read More ›
RamZPaul is an American video blogger and humorist who has gained notoriety for his YouTube videos, which consist of wry monologues on contemporary politics and society from a white nationalist perspective. He is a leading propagandist for the alt-right. Over the… Read More ›
Professor Pete Enns is a biblical scholar, theologian, and writer. He is perhaps best known for his book Inspiration and Incarnation (which I have read) which challenged conservative/mainstream Evangelical methods of biblical interpretation. He posted the following article today on his blog:… Read More ›
Britain First is a militant Christian organisation with huge online support This pic is a rather good satire on Britain First attitudes to religion and ‘Britishness’. Click the pic for other comments.
‘Former senior member of Al-Muhajiroun Adam Deen joins Quilliam as Senior Researcher and Head of Outreach’
Congratulations to Adam on his new job. Though I have many (serious) reservations about Quilliam, I hope he is able to guide the organization in a positive direction going forward. I have known Adam for many years. We were both… Read More ›
Yahya Snow writes: I hope our allies at Unite Against Fascists can keep an eye on Jay Smith’s ‘apologetics’ group he calls the Pfander Centre for Apologetics (co-founded by Beth Grove). Folk have been linking Islamophobes with racists, fascists and… Read More ›
Originally posted on Miko Peled:
In the court room with my co-defendants and our lawyer, the one and only Ms. Gaby Laski. Israel upped its genocidal policies with cruel attacks against Palestinians, killing young and old, men and women, boys and girls.…
The ridiculously named Liberty GB want to ban Muslims and Islam from the UK. Unsurprisingly, I disagree…
The good people on the Facebook group ‘United Against British Islamification’ (of which I am a member) have a terribly negative of view of Islam. So in the interests of fairness I mentioned that Islam promotes charity and giving to the… Read More ›