FAREWELL TO THE FAST

Reflections as we end Ramadan 2017

http://www.abc.net.au/religion/articles/2017/06/05/4680700.htm

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Breathtaking Images of Mosques

http://www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/lists/beautiful-mosques-around-the-world/

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Bashing Muslims helped Trump win. Now he needs a Muslim-world win to help fix his image. by Ebrahim Moosa

Bashing Muslims helped Trump win. Now he needs a Muslim-world win to help fix his image  https://www.washingtonpost.com/posteverything/wp/2017/05/20/bashing-muslims-helped-trump-win-now-he-needs-a-muslim-world-win-to-help-fix-his-image/?utm_term=.da5b3dd4ed52

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The Making of Salafism by Henri Lauzière (Columbia University Press, 2015) reviewed by Ebrahim Moosa in the Journal of the American Academy of Religion 2017, 85:2, pp. 570-573

My review of this excellent book.MoosaReviewLauziere

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This is the Tuvel article I am reading titled “In Defense of Transracialism

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Peter Brown’s Review of the Crucible of Islam

Renowned historian has made me order a copy of Glen Bowersock’s book, The Crucible of Islam and two other books on the religious history of the Near East. Here is the link to the New York Review of Books and here is access to a pdf of the review At the Center of a Roiling World _ by Peter Brown _ The New York Review of Books

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The Mother of All Stupidity

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Review of What is a Madrasa? by Roshan Shah

http://www.wordforpeace.com/ebrahim-moosas-what-is-a-madrasafor-wordforpeace-com/

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Ebrahim Moosa: A critical traditionalist against imperial political theologies

Source: Ebrahim Moosa: A critical traditionalist against imperial political theologies

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Interpreting Islam Today: The Many Faces of Knowledge in Islam

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