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Jews and Muslims in France: Rethinking a History of Conflict, Colonialism, and Coexistence – by Rachel Eva Schley

Jews and Muslims in France: Rethinking a History of Conflict, Colonialism, and Coexistence – by Rachel Eva Schley

Rachel Schley September 10, 2016 0

Rachel Schley on Ethan B. Katz’s The Burdens of Brotherhood For well over a decade there has been an active debate about the increasingly vexed state of Jewish-Muslim relations in France. Since 2000, with

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The Interpretative Pivot: Hermeneutics and the Contemporary Decline of Islamic Pluralism – by Peter Gottschalk

The Interpretative Pivot: Hermeneutics and the Contemporary Decline of Islamic Pluralism – by Peter Gottschalk

Peter Gottschalk August 26, 2016 0

The sixth essay in a forum on Shahab Ahmed’s What is Islam? In the penultimate chapter – “Applications and Implications: Coherent Contradiction, Exploration, Diffusion, Form and Meaning, Modern” – of his precisely argued and wide-ranging

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<i>What is Islam?</i> Forum – An Introduction

What is Islam? Forum – An Introduction

Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst and Kristian Petersen August 19, 2016 0

Edited by Ilyse Morgenstein Fuerst and Kristian Petersen Coherence and Contradiction: What is Islam? Forum  The late Shahab Ahmed’s What is Islam?: the Importance of Being Islamic is a thick tome, rich in analysis,

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MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

MRBlog | Christian First, American Second: On Prioritizing (and Performing) Presidential Identities

Thomas J. Whitley January 26, 2016 2

By Thomas J. Whitley Back in September 2015 presidential candidate Ben Carson said that for a Muslim to be president “you have to reject the tenets of Islam.” He had taken quite a bit

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MRBlog | Carly Fiorina’s Religious Test For Office

MRBlog | Carly Fiorina’s Religious Test For Office

Thomas J. Whitley September 22, 2015 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Ben Carson has been in hot water since his comments on Meet the Press Sunday morning in which he said he does not think we should make a Muslim president.

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MRBlog | Playing With or Playing Into? On Subverting the “Terrorist” Category

MRBlog | Playing With or Playing Into? On Subverting the “Terrorist” Category

Thomas J. Whitley May 21, 2015 0

By Thomas J. Whitley Earlier this week I wrote about Robert Doggart, the “Christian terrorist.” As the piece got shared on various social media platforms, I got a little pushback for the stance I took,

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MRBlog | The Christian Terrorist

MRBlog | The Christian Terrorist

Thomas J. Whitley May 19, 2015 0

  By Thomas J. Whitley Robert Doggart is a white, 63-year-old male who is an ordained minister in the Christian National Church. For all of these reasons, he doesn’t fit the terrorist mold. Terrorists, in

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