Daily Archives: July 31, 2020

Islam and Religious Studies Post-9/11

Aaron W. Hughes writes in his book Theorizing Islam: “When one permits those whom one studies to define the terms in which they will be understood, suspends one’s interest in the temporal and the contingent, or fails to distinguish between … Continue reading

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When Bad Scholarship Is Just Bad Scholarship: A Response to Omid Safi

Aaron W. Hughes writes: I’ve never been called a racist before. Yet, if Omid Safi’s undocumented musings about the current state of Islamic Studies is to be believed, I am one of several non-Muslims who have the nerve to attack … Continue reading

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