Objective: to read short extracts from some of my favourite academic works by authors I admire. Today’s reading is from the utterly brilliant book: ‘The Quran and the Secular Mind: A Philosophy of Islam’ by Dr Shabbir Akhtar of Oxford… Read More ›
Published today on First Things I first met Sir Roger Scruton (1944–2020) some years ago, at a conference on the pernicious effects of pornography. I presented a paper addressing the root cause of the plague ravaging societies worldwide: lust. When… Read More ›
Which is to say, if heaven does not look like this, I will be disappointed.
Bismillāh. Today we begin a new journey in the ever changing story of Blogging Theology: http://www.facebook.com/groups/bloggingtheology Our mission: to publish quality work by Muslims, Christians and others on matters to do with theology and associated subjects to encourage respectful interfaith… Read More ›
The Quranic, like the biblical, world-view conflicts with the scientific perspective which assumes that the cosmos is a self-contained set of patterned empirical sequences intelligible to us in terms of natural causality; the spatio-temporal continuum is subject to discoverable lawful… Read More ›