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

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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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CM27: Beauty

Shanon Shah goes in search of beautiful Muslims, Samia Rahman refuses to take a selfie, Doris Behrens-Abouseif reads the extensive Islamic literature on beauty, Nadia Mohd Rasidi asks ‘am I beautiful?’, Mahmoud Mostafa meditates on the Most Beautiful Names of God, Hasina Zaman contemplates a beautiful death, Jonas Otterbeck listens to ethical sounds, Irum Shehreen Ali is sick of ...

CM26: Gastronomy

Merryl Wyn Davies shreds foodie culture as the construct of affluence and essence of abundance; Jeremy Henzell-Thomas is convinced that the rise of ...

CM25: Values

Merryl Wyn Davies tries to make sense of values in the post-truth age; Kabir Helminski provides a primer on Islam and human values; Boyd Tonkin welcomes ...

CM24: Populism

Ziauddin Sardar dismembers post-truth angst; Richard Appignanesi mourns the loss of world; Barnaby Rogerson traces the history of the word demagogue; Bhavik ...

CM23: Bangladesh

Shanon Shah tries to unravel the paradox of Bangladesh; Hassan Mahamdallie has strange encounters in Dhaka; Zeeshan Khan asks real Bangali Muslims to raise ...

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 ...