Contemporary Issues


Islam’s Take on Modernity and Progress

Many people, even among those who subscribe to a faith, perceive religion as an impediment to progress and intellectuality. In this short talk, Mohammad Elshinawy explains where that resentful sentiment stems from in our modern…



Islam and Homosexuality

The following piece is taken from the editorial introduction of American Journal of Islamic Science’s special issue dealing with homosexuality. It is posted here with Dr. Ovamir Anjum’s permission, who is the editor-in-chief of the journal….