Post Tagged with: "European Muslims"

A language, idealism and the reality

A language, idealism and the reality

Last time, we already talked about the fact that the use of language alone is incapable of creating or eliminating an organically rooted identity.   This time we would like to touch upon another misconception that the supporters of such a view have. Namely, their notion of language as something spiritual, while blood relationship is considered to be materialistic.  [Read More…]

March 6, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Dutch Muslim Dennis: I became more aware of my culture and race

Dutch Muslim Dennis: I became more aware of my culture and race

A conversation of Dutch Muslim Dennis Honig with Haroun Sidorov, CEO of I4E As-salamy aleykum, Dennis! 1. Please, tell us about you. Where are you from, what is your background, occupation, etc. Wa aleykumu as-salam! My name is Dennis Honing, i am 27 years old, father of 4 kids. I have converted to Islam in 2008, alhamduli-Llah. First I was copying[Read More…]

March 4, 2018 0 comments Our guest
The Albanians: one of indigenous European Muslims

The Albanians: one of indigenous European Muslims

Who on Earth are the Albanians: the enigmatic, mostly Islamic peoples of the Balkans? Today we’re going to delve into some of the history of Albania and the Albanians in depth, including their origin, the country itself, the Greater Albania region and a global diaspora that easily rivals that of the Armenians, Greeks and others in terms of size and[Read More…]

March 3, 2018 5 comments History & Culture
Double identity and double standards

Double identity and double standards

Idealistic illusions and ignoring the obvious reality became the reasons that prevented the leaders of the old format of the European Muslim movement from developing a vital attitude towards the identity problem, which is fundamental for it. For example, one of it’s leaders for years convinced himself and others that for in order belong to Europeans the origin does not[Read More…]

March 1, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Turks: Anatolian and Rumelian

Turks: Anatolian and Rumelian

Last week we have published an article about Pomaks – a Slavic Muslim group of Bulgaria, some Balkan countries and Thrace.   The topic connected with it is Turks of these same lands, which historically were named as Rumelia.   Speaking about the Turks, we need to remember, that modern Turkey and Ottoman empire are not the same. While the[Read More…]

February 27, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Do white Muslims need their identity politics?

Do white Muslims need their identity politics?

Many white converts do not like the identity politics. One of the reasons for this, is that for them Islam is much more than their identity, it is their conscious choice of the meaning of their life. The other is that there is no place for them in the identity politics. After all, it is based on the opposition of[Read More…]

February 18, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Arthur Wagner: German conservative nationalist and… a Muslim

Arthur Wagner: German conservative nationalist and… a Muslim

Gabriel Gatehouse from BBC meets Arthur Wagner, a member of the nationalist Alternative for Germany (AfD) party, who has surprised many by converting to Islam.

February 17, 2018 0 comments Society
Pomaks: Slavic people of Muslim faith in Bulgaria

Pomaks: Slavic people of Muslim faith in Bulgaria

Slavic Muslim representation in the Balkans is not confined to Bosnians, so loudly had become in the early 90’s. last century. For several centuries the territory of Greece, Bulgaria and Turkey inhabits the other Slavic peoples of Muslim faith, calling themselves ahryane and outside the society known as Pomaks. Modern Pomaks live mostly in southern and south-eastern Bulgaria – mainly[Read More…]

February 17, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Assalamu Alayka Ya Rasool Allah ﷺ (Albanian, English)

Assalamu Alayka Ya Rasool Allah ﷺ (Albanian, English)

English text: Peace be upon you, O… O Messenger of Allah Peace be upon you, my beloved, O Prophet of Allah. Peace be upon you, O… O Messenger of Allah. Peace be upon you, my beloved, O Prophet of Allah, O Messenger of Allah. Tears washed my face, As my lips uttered your name. When I saw your light for[Read More…]

February 17, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Can “not white” be a native European?

Can “not white” be a native European?

Despite the fact that in the Islamic tradition blood relationship is established through lineage, when discussing the problem of the identity of indigenous European Muslims, we periodically have to deal with the issues of race. Is it necessary for a native European Muslim to be “white”? We have already touched on this issue in a number of our publications, including[Read More…]

February 9, 2018 0 comments Our vision