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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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CM32: Music

Samia Rahman is lost in music; Jeremy Henzell-Thomas suggests music opens hidden windows to the soul; Ziauddin Sardar witnesses the annihilation of the famous Qawwali 'Mustt Mustt'; Hassan Mahamdallie remembers his punk days; Stefan Williamson Fa discovers the Sufi-Flamenco fusion of Aziz Balouch; Shanon Shah retraces the highs and lows of his pop career; Estrella Sendra listens to ...

CM31: Climate

Ehsan Masood fears a coming mass extinction, Medina Tenour Whiteman sings the praises of water, Giles Goddard denounces Western attitudes to the ...

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CM30: West Africa

Yovanka Paquete Perdigao and Henry Brefo navigate the rich cultural and political geography of West Africa by telling the Lion’s story, Shanka Mesa ...

CM29: Futures

Ziauddin Sardar argues that our survival depends on taking alternative futures seriously. Mirza Sarajkić shows that the Qur'an is a future-oriented ...

CM28: Narratives

Merryl Wyn Davies argues that narrative, the weaving of information into world pictures, is integral to cultures, Jeremy Henzell Thomas explores the ...

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 ...