Islam and Four Essential Freedoms

The state of freedom has steadily declined all over the world since 2005. This growing freedom deficit is most emphatic in the Muslim World; the group of nations with Muslim majorities.  According to the human freedom index,…

Arts and Islam – Exhibits Roundup

Check out our new resource, advertising events in Islamic Studies. Each page focuses on specific types of events, including museum exhibits, conferences, and lectures, packaged as a convenient, one-stop shop for all related events. This…

Book Display – August 2019

The following list of books includes English-language titles published in August 2019 which span a range of disciplines in the broad field of Islamic Studies. Meant to showcase current research by both established and emerging…

The Ulema and the Price of Conviction

To much outrage, Hamza Yusuf, the prominent and controversial scholar, has recently decided to join US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s new human rights commission to examine what is ‘inalienable’ about human rights. Even if…