Monthly Archives: November 2010

Historicism, Reform and Revelation

Salam Professor Moosa, I would be grateful if you can answer some of my questions. As a freelance columnist I write on issues of human rights, democracy, secularism and liberalism. Many a times however even though I share the same … Continue reading

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Sharia, Theology and Modernity

Reza Ismail wrote: “I would like to pose the following question to you Prof: In Islam’s encounter with modernity it is faced with a plethora of non-standard contexts onto which Shar`i positions need to be established.  In one response approach, … Continue reading

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My interview on Duke Office Hours about Sharia

http://ondemand.duke.edu/video/24337/ebrahim-moosa-on-shariah-law

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Talk to me on “Office Hours” at Duke this Friday on Sharia

Watch me live online Friday 19 November beginning at 12 PM U.S. Eastern Time here — http://www.ustream.tv/dukeuniversity The topic is Sharia.  You can ask anything you wish. Look forward to you joining us. * Send a question before, or during, … Continue reading

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Religion and the Midterm elections

I wrote this brief reflection for the Social Science Research Council (SSRC) on the recent US midterm elections. American civil religion took a massive shellacking all summer in a momentum that reached into the fall as politicians on both sides … Continue reading

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