Topic: Reform Islam

Front cover of Al-Ghazali's 'Tiber al-masbuk' manuscript at the American University of Beirut (image: www.alghazali.org)

The decline of Islamic scientific thought

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Don't blame it on al-Ghazali

Grand Ayatollah Hossein-Ali Montazeri (photo: Getty Images)

Reformist Theologians in Iran

The Search for Montazeri's Heirs

Praying Malian Muslim men in a refugee camp in Burkina Faso (photo: Peter Hille/DW)

Ansar Dine's religious leader Chérif Ousmane Haidara

''This is not Sharia, but banditry''

Abdolkarim Soroush (photo: ISNA)

Iranian Reformist Thinkers in Exile

More Freedom, Less Impact?

Mouhanad Khorchide (photo: University of Münster/Peter Grewer)

Interview with Mouhanad Khorchide

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''God Is Not A Dictator''

Image from the book ''Miteinander auf dem Weg'' (courtesy: Ernst Klett Verlag/Liliane Oser)

Textbook on Islam for German Schools

Conflicts between Tradition and Modernity

Person reading the Koran (photo: dpa)

Islamic Law and Ethics

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''We Are Calling for a New Interpretation of the Koran''

Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari (photo: © Humboldt University Berlin)

Interview with Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari

Why Islam and Democracy Go Well Together

Calligraphy at the Dome of the Rock in Jerusalem (photo: Annett Hellwig)

Anja Hilscher's Book "Image Problem"

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Addressing the Problem of Islam's Image

Close-up of a young woman wearing a headscarf (photo: dpa)

Islamic Feminism and Reformist Islam

Against the Politicisation of the Koran

Prof. Omar Hamdan (photo: dpa)

Omar Hamdan, Professor of Islamic Theology

The First of His Kind

Irshad Manji (photo: Christoph Dreyer)

Interview with Irshad Manji

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

The Koran (photo: dpa)

Debate about Sharia and Democracy

A Western Misconception

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''

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

Mathias Rohe on Islamic Theology in Germany

Triggering Global Debates

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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