Researching (for) desirable futures: How can we theorize what does not exist?

Author: Dr. Ali Aslan Gümüsay   Dr. Ali Aslan Gümüsay is Head of Research Group Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society |Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Researcher|University of Hamburg         Like many of our colleagues, we came to academia through a combination of intellectual curiosity to understand the world of organizations and management […]

Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Refugee Crisis and Human Rights

Organization of Islamic Cooperation, Refugee Crisis and Human Rights                                                  Author: Azeemah Saleem Assistant Professor at the Center for Communication and Critical Thinking, JK Lakshmipat University, Jaipur, India   The Organization of […]

The Prayer Must Be Free

Author : Adnan Abbasi is currently pursuing Bachelor of Arts (Hons.) degree majoring in Social and Political Science from Ahmedabad University. He is a Writing Fellow at Students for Liberty’s Fellowship for Freedom in India.   The origin of human beings in Islam is an interesting story, quite like the ones found in Christianity and Judaism, […]

Religions have a central yet underexplored impact on business & society

Author: Dr. Ali Aslan Gümüsay   Dr. Ali Aslan Gümüsay is Head of Research Group Innovation, Entrepreneurship & Society |Humboldt Institute for Internet and Society Researcher|University of Hamburg       Faith is a social fact that is underexplored in studies at the intersection of business and society. As it is oftentimes quite contentious, it […]

Politics in the Pandemic and Information Age

Politics in the Pandemic and Information Age                                                                                                Author: […]

Why Governments Regulate Religion ?

Why Governments Regulate Religion ? Author: Bugra Kalkan* Even in pluralistic Western Europe countries governments cannot resist to regulate religious affairs. The obvious result of these regulations is the monopolization of the religions. In developed liberal democracies, such as Western Europe, religious pluralism is under surveillance in highly regulated religious markets. Especially the dominant religion […]

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam

Western Muslims and the Future of Islam Western Muslims and the Future of Islam. By Tariq Ramadan.Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2004. ISBN: 0-19-517111-X (hbk). Review doi: 10.1558/CIS.v2i1.117Book reviewed by Ron GeavesThis review is published by Equinox Publishing in 2008. Tariq Ramadan is one of the most eloquent voices calling for an Islamic commitment that is […]

The Islamic Jesus How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims

The Islamic Jesus How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims The Islamic Jesus: How the King of the Jews Became a Prophet of the Muslims by Mustafa Akyol is a Muslim’s look at Jesus in both a historical and religious sense. Akyol studied political science at Bogazici University in Istanbul. […]

The Individual Freedom of Choice and Tolerance in the Quran

The Individual Freedom of Choice and Tolerance in the Quran Author: Azhar Aslam This article is published in the “Islamic Foundations of a Free Society”, Institute of Economic Affairs, 2016. You can download the whole book from here: Islamic foundations for a Free Society (pdf) Consensus opinion suggests that the philosophies of individualism and liberalism […]

Nahdlatul Ulama , Indonesia A Muslim Model of Religious Tolerance and Moderation

Nahdlatul Ulama , Indonesia A Muslim Model of Religious Tolerance and Moderation Author: Fida Ur Rahman, lecturer at the University College of Zhob, BUITEMS, Baluchistan, Pakistan. Download Being one of the most populous countries of the Muslim world, Indonesia is home to religious and cultural diversity. Although Indonesia is a Muslim-majority country consisting of 87.17% […]