For many conservative Muslim families, marriage plays an important role, which can lead to conflicts when individual freedom confronts community beliefs.
Some Muslim feminists are falling into the apologist trap and running the risk of politically exploiting Islam.
In his book about the Arab Spring Michael Lüders criticizes the West's one-dimensional view of the historic events that have shaken the Arab world.
The "Diary of the Arab Revolution" by the German-Egyptian writer and journalist Karim El-Gawhary is an impressive testimony to the "Arabellion."
At a recent peace congress promoting dialogue and reconciliation, Middle East conflict, the Arab Spring, and the role of Islam in Europe pose new challenges.
The Egyptian writer Khaled Al-Khamissi literary critic Stefan Weidner debate the revolution on the Nile and its knock-on effects on other Arab states.
July 5th was the first anniversary of the death of the progressive Koranic scholar Nasr Hamid Abu Zayd.
A book of collected essays Muslim and Christian theologians explore together how the profession of faith can be lived out appropriately in today's world.
A critical review of Hamed Abdel-Samad's "The Downfall of the Islamic World" by Christian Horbach.
Moroccan philosopher Mohamed Aziz Lahbabi interpreted the concept of the person from the perspective of Islamic sources.