Topic: Sharia

Site of the bomb attack in Kano, Nigeria, on 20 January 2012 (photo: Reuters)

Militant Islamism in Nigeria

The Radical Seed of Boko Haram

Nado Abo El-Nada, center, candidate of the Salafist al-Nour party during the election campaign (photo: Reuters)

Salafists in Egypt

Exploiting the Weakness of the People

Women protesting against male violence on Tahrir Square on 20 December 2011 (photo: AP)

Mansoura Ez Eldin on Women's Rights in Egypt

Between Hammer and Anvil

Islam and Europe

The Islamic "Culture of Ambiguity"

Plurality as a Matter of Course

Cairo demonstration (photo: AP, dapd)

Interview with Margot Badran

''This Revolution Challenges Patriarchy''

Irshad Manji (photo: Christoph Dreyer)

Interview with Irshad Manji

''I Consider it Wrong to Say that Muslims are Incapable of Reform''

A young man walks past graffiti that reads 'revolution' in downtown Cairo (photo: dpa)

2011 in the Arab World

No Reason to Fear the Democratic Experiment

The Koran (photo: dpa)

Debate about Sharia and Democracy

A Western Misconception

The Emperor's Mosque in Sarajevo (photo: Wikipedia)

''Euro-Islam''

Too Diverse to Domesticate

Noha Abdel-Hady at the kick-off event for the post-graduate programme (photo: Christoph Dreyer)

Post-graduate Programme on Islamic Theology

''Muslim Theologians are Instigators of Change''

Election lists in Tunis (photo: AP)

Elections in Tunisia

Fears of Islamist Threat Unfounded

Cover of the Koran (source: Wikipedia/Creative Commons)

Mathias Rohe on Islamic Theology in Germany

Triggering Global Debates

Erdogan (photo: picture-alliance/dpa)

The Arab Islamists and Erdogan's Turkish Islam

Secularism as a Protector of Religion

Woman wearing the headscarf looking at a sheet showing the heraldic eagle of the Federal Republic of Germany (photo: picture alliance/dpa)

German Intellectuals and Islam

Capitulation or Scaremongering?

Acehnese students sing during the visit of Indonesia president Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono to their new school in Bireuen, Aceh province, Indonesia (photo: AP)

Integrated Islamic Schools in Indonesia

Secular Subjects within a Religious Framework

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