Author: Stefan Weidner

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

Award Ceremony at the Paulskirche (photo: Wikipedia)

German Peace Prize for Boualem Sansal

A Good, Cowardly Choice

Fuad Rifka (photo: dpa)

Obituary for Fuad Rifka

The Advocate of Lyrical Attentiveness

Koran (photo: picture alliance)

The Koran as a Text from Late Antiquity

A European approach

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