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Critical Muslim

A quarterly magazine of ideas and issues showcasing ground-breaking thinking on Islam and what it means to be a Muslim in a rapidly changing, ...

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CM22: Utopias

Boyd Tonkin surfs the coast of utopia, Bruce Wannell explores the Gardens of Paradise, Hassan Mahamdallie joins the community of Findhorn, Marco Lauri dissects ibn Tufayl's utopian masterpiece, Medina Whiteman's parents escape to Andalucia, Nazry Bahrawi reflects on the Islamic legacy of utopian thought, Sadek Hamid dissects Khilafatopia of Hizb-ut-Tahrir, Yasmin Khan reads ...

CM21: Relations

Samia Rahman is perplexed by our complex network of relationships, Aamer Hussein looks back on his affectionate bonds with the great Urdu writer Qurratulain ...

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Top Ten Relationship Break-ups

In the words of Echo and the Bunnymen, nothing ever lasts forever. Relationships are precarious creatures, causing joy, pain and wonder almost at the same ...

CM20: PostWest

Shanon Shah suggests PostWest is a speculative concept that obscures as much as it explains, Jasper M Trautsch explores the concept of the 'West', ...

CM19: Nature

Jeremy Henzell-Thomas goes for a long walk 'out in the open', Charles Upton delineates basic Islamic concepts and symbols for the contemplation of ...

Ziauddin Sardar's Twelve Postnormal Plagues

I don’t know about you. But I feel a bit unnatural. It has become rather unnatural to be an ordinary, caring, socially conscious human being. We ...