My latest contribution to Critical Muslim, 34 thematic issue: Destinations. New Territories is my contribution and I thank the publisher Hurst and the editor Ziauddin Sardar for allowing me to share this with my readers. I would encourage visitors to my page to subscribe to Critical Muslim, since …
This is a recent book chapter I co-authored with my graduate student, Nicholas Roberts, in which we dig through Islamic history to explore the different manifestations of “quietism” according to different historical exigencies. MoosaRobertsPoliticalQuietisminIslam_Sunni_and_Shi’i_Practi…_—-_(Part_I_The_Concept_of_Political_Quietism_Its_Problematics_and_the_Isla…)
Therefore, there is no salvation except in independence of thought.
‘‘Forget all you’ve heard and clutch what you see
At sunrise what use is Saturn to thee?’’
If writing these words yields no other outcome save to make you
doubt your inherited beliefs, compelling you to inquire, then it
was worth it—leave alone profiting you. …