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Essays 2019-08-07T03:40:46-08:00

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Religion and science have been compartmentalized by artificial frames. However, they each must be challenged to rise above their imposed limitations.[...]

Academic endeavors often purport themselves as neutral analyses of socio-historical phenomena yet their metaphysical assumptions are no less biased than any other scholarly endeavor. There are no rights and wrongs, only is’s – [...]

Maimonides-mishna

Pre-modern Jewish references to the Prophet Muḥammad are nuanced. This article highlights medieval Jewish references that see the Prophet in a favorable light.[...]

saturnalia-jesus

The birth of Jesus Christ is celebrated by most Christians in the winter. However, a reference from the Muslim tradition and a recently discovered astronomical phenomenon could suggest that Jesus was born in June.[...]

jesus-christ-ali

Alī b. Abī Ṭālib is often compared to Jesus Christ in Muslim sources. This article explores the similarities between Christology and Imamology.[...]

Jesus Christ Byzantine

For early Church Fathers like St. Chrysostom, marriage was primarily a means for chastity. Sexual disobedience and denial by either spouse risked endangering the household and the Church community.[...]

zizek-peterson-muslim

The “debate of the century” was on capitalism, Marxism, and happiness. This essay aims to compare the points of these two viral intellectuals to the Islamic tradition.[...]

french parliament illustration

Bernard Carra de Vaux in his response to colonial journalist Edmond Fazy, details the steps which Western colonial powers must take to preserve their imperial hold on Muslim populations.[...]

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