Talal Asad and Abdullahi An-Naim
This discussion is very helpful and hopeful at the same time, every segment of this discussion needs an open intellectual discussion, for example; slavery in Islamic world was not abolished by Sharia but through secular law.
Urdu debates: Futility of Implementation of Shariah Law: To be or not to be?
Suggested Reading by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times to make Pakistan a genuine constitutional democracy I stand for secularism, human rights and interfaith tolerance in every country […]
‘Islamic Law’: A Myopic Reading of the Quran
The commentary written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times The article, the Quran as source of Islamic Law, by Ahmad Muhammad al-Tayyib This is my […]
Nearly two-thirds (64%) of adults in India say sons and daughters should have equal rights to inheritance from parents
Nearly two-thirds (64%) of adults in India say sons and daughters should have equal rights to inheritance from parents. About one-third (34%) say that sons should have a greater right […]
Video: Mohammad Tawhidi On Islamism
Mohammad Tawhidi is an Australian Shia Muslim influencer and reformist Imam. Tawhidi has been embraced by a number of Western far-right and Islamophobic groups. Tawhidi had earlier held Sadiq Hussaini Shirazi as his marja taqlid. Since 2015, Tawhidi has stated that […]
Rumi: The Quran is Like a Shy Bride!
Epigraph: “As often as we approach the Quran, it always proves repulsive anew; gradually, however, it attracts, it astonishes, and, in the end forces admiration.” Johann Wolfgang von Goethe Written […]
In Defense of the Secular Narrative of the Holy Quran
Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times Does the Quran present a theocratic or a secular state? My short answer is ‘a secular state!’ […]
Now the Muslim dilemma: The Sabbath was made for man, not man for the Sabbath
Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times After the top constitutional body on Islamic laws in Pakistan recommended ‘a light beating for women’ sparking […]
Some Argue Islamism from the Quran and others Secularism and Many argue Both on the Same Day
Written and collected by Zia H Shah MD, Chief Editor of the Muslim Times In 1989 I moved to USA. I had been raised as a Sunni Muslim and joined Ahmadiyya […]
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