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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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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 text, Jordi Serra chops his career as a futurist into five neat scenes, Christopher B Jones illuminates the importance of trends and emerging issues, Sohail Inayatullah thinks futures can be explored through stories. Richard Appignanesi ...

CM28: Narratives

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

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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 ...

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 ...