When it comes to exploring the Muslim identity in the realm of fiction, one is hard-pressed to find a story that provides a realistic narrative for the lay Muslim…Novels that debunk popular stereotypes and endeavor to reconcile the Muslim identity with the twenty-first century are finally on the rise. Continue reading Redeemable Representation of the Modern Muslimah
إحدى القضايا التي تتغاضى عنها المجتمعات المسلمة في الغرب هي “رعاية المسلم الجديد” ، أي إظهار التعاطف والتقدير لمن يُنسى غالبا في المجتمع. Continue reading المعاناة في صمت : هوية المسلم الجديد
An issue that Muslim communities in the West turn a blind eye to is “convert care,” that is, showing compassion to and acknowledgment of the often forgotten in society. Continue reading Suffering in Silence: The Convert Identity
“Either I will conquer you or you will conquer me”; this sentence, uttered by Fatih Sultan Mehmet, referred to Istanbul. Continue reading Ayasofya: The Dagger Removed
A source of perennial controversy—and a widely celebrated architectural achievement of early Byzantium—Hagia Sophia has switched hands more times than perhaps anyone cares to remember. Continue reading Relics of Triumphalism
India is globally known as a diverse country. Diversity is its chief characteristic. Thousands of languages, countless cultures and practices, different religions and faiths; every state and every district in the country boasts its uniqueness. Continue reading Minority Educational Issues in India
Defining “ideology” is a burdensome feat, as the term is used in a plethora of diverse contexts. Continue reading Ideology and Globalization
I’ve questioned how much of my understanding of Islam is colored by the lens that my primary language, English, provides. Continue reading Could English be an Islamic Language?