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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
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
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
Be Muslim and be yourself (Abdussalaam Nordenhök)

Be Muslim and be yourself (Abdussalaam Nordenhök)

It rests a beauty skimmer over the v-formation of the flying geese. They form a floating sky-plume plow that seems to clench fertile clouds to allow invisible seeds to be planted. It’s a fun-filled myth that the goose at the front acts like any kind of celestial bird guru or leader. In fact, geese often change their place in one[Read More…]

February 9, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Islam and Italy: conversation with Ibrahim Gabriele Iungo

Islam and Italy: conversation with Ibrahim Gabriele Iungo

Ibrahim Gabriele Iungo is a teacher of Islamic Sciences, engaged in dialogue between Christians and Muslims – both in the public sphere and on social networks – from his privileged position as a student of Philosophy he entered Islam in 2006. Disciple and representative of Shaykh Muhammad al -Yaqoubi, as well as the advisor of the Grand Mufti Emeritus of[Read More…]

February 7, 2018 0 comments Our guest
Latino Muslim community in the US

Latino Muslim community in the US

On January 30, 2016, Muslims and non-Muslims alike gathered in Houston, Texas, for the most highly anticipated event of the season: the grand opening of IslamInSpanish’s Centro Islamico, a new nexus to bring Islam to Latinos. Bright, sunny, nearly cloudless skies graced the sizable throng, most seated under a protective canopy while the rest stood bathed in the warmth of a[Read More…]

February 3, 2018 0 comments History & Culture
Islam and the Question of Nationalism (Zaid Shakir)

Islam and the Question of Nationalism (Zaid Shakir)

Introduction The nation-state, which involves wedding a specific people to a sovereign territorial entity, is a modern phenomenon. For example, the unity of the Italian city-states into a coherent modern nation-state did not occur until the late 1850s. The unification of Germany under Prussia did not occur until 1871. Even though there were many French kingdoms, and even a French[Read More…]

January 30, 2018 0 comments Society
Caucasian and European

Caucasian and European

We’ve got an interesting commentary about using the term “Caucasian”, “Caucasian Muslims”: “I think you are talking about White European Muslims. I am a descendant of Caucasian Muslims and those are not our issues. Caucasian is a fake umbrella term for white people. If you do not come from Dagestan, Chechnya, or that area, you are not Caucasian. …Now that[Read More…]

January 18, 2018 0 comments Our vision
Why Western Muslim Blanqueamento has no perspectives?

Why Western Muslim Blanqueamento has no perspectives?

White men’s miscalculation or why Western Muslim Blanqueamento has no perspectives? Marriages between different groups is a very sensitive issue – cause of many women`s, men`s and children`s feelings. That`s why we should determine in the beginning of this article, that there is a difference between people, that consider their marriage as their own happiness and people that consider marriage[Read More…]

December 19, 2017 0 comments Our vision
Hui: the based nation of Chinese Muslims

Hui: the based nation of Chinese Muslims

Walking through the Muslim quarter of Xi’an is a fascinating venture into a hodge-podge of cultures. The smell of lamb skewers and hot spices wafts through the crowded streets. Chinese-looking women in headscarfs stretch noodles, while an old man with a white prayer hat stands in front of a mosque with a distinctly Chinese arched roof.   This is the home[Read More…]

December 7, 2017 0 comments History & Culture