Author: Stefan Weidner

Police guard the Eiffel Tower in Paris (photo: Reuters/Y. Hermann)

Terrorism debate

"Imagine there's a war and nobody notices"

German-Iranian writer and Islamic Studies expert Navid Kermani gives his acceptance speech on receiving the German Book Trade’s Peace Prize at a ceremony in the Paulskirche in Frankfurt on Main, 18.10.2015 (photo: Arne Dedert/dpa)

Navid Kermani′s Peace Prize acceptance speech

Freeing Islam from the clutches of the fanatics

The author Hamed Abdel-Samad (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

Hamed Abdel-Samads Buch "Mohamed: Eine Abrechnung"

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From critique of Islam to post-Salafism

Photo symbolising women and Islamic State (source: picture-alliance/dpa)

The IS manifesto for women

Baiting the jihadi brides

The Pakistani scholar of Islam Dr Muhammad Tahir-ul-Qadri (photo: picture-alliance/AP/M. Dunham)

Curriculum initiative by British Muslims

Using religion to fight terrorism

Jame'asr Hassanil Bolkiah Mosque in Bandar Seri Begawan, Brunei (photo: Reuters/Ahim Rani)

Book review: Sadakat Kadri's "Heaven on Earth"

What is justice?

Float in the Dusseldorf carnival parade that reads "Pegida / Game over!" (photo: picture-alliance/dpa/F. Gambarini)

The post-Pegida period

Pegida may be running out of steam, but its ideas live on

Portrait of the last Ottoman Caliph, Abdulmecid II. Photo: Library of Congress

History of the Caliphate

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We are all caliphs!

Translations of Classical Islamic Literature

From the Emotional Orient to the Distortion of Islam

German tank in the desert during Nazi Germany's Africa Campaign (photo: Bundeswehr Archive)

German Wehrmacht Document on Islam

Ideological Vacuum

The Ibn Tulun Mosque in Cairo (photo: picture-alliance/Ellen Rooney/Robert Harding)

Alexander Flores's ''Civilization or Barbarism?''

Islam in the Historical Context

Günter Grass (photo: dapd)

Debate about Günter Grass's Poem

The Best of Intentions, the Worst of Outcomes

Book market of the third Karachi Literature Festival (photo: Stefan Weidner)

Third Karachi Literature Festival

Long on Talent, Short on Time

The Egyptian publisher Mohammed Hashim (photo: picture alliance)

PEN Award for the Egyptian Publisher Mohammed Hashim

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A Father of the Revolution

Adonis during the award ceremony in Frankfurt on Sunday (photo: dapd)

Goethe Prize Awarded to Syrian Poet Adonis

Honouring Condescending Scepticism

People lighting candles for the victims of the massacre in Norway (photo: Matt Dunham/AP/dapd)

After the Massacre in Norway

Critics of Islam Face a Dilemma

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