For Islam and democracy |Manifesto published by Muslim intellectuals — Qantara de

***** Read article in Deutsch: Für Islam und Demokratie|Manifest muslimischer Intellektueller — Qantara de ***** Read in Arabic: ميثاق مفكرين مسلمين لتحديد معالم التفسير التقدمي للإسلام نحو إسلام ديمقراطي يوائم قيم ومتطلبات الحداثة *****   Muslim intellectuals have called on their fellow believers to indentify the failures of Muslim societies and develop an Islam for…

The Messenger: The Meanings of the Life of Muhammad — by Tariq Ramadan

Named by “Time” magazine as one of the 100 most important innovators of the century, Tariq Ramadan is a leading Muslim scholar , with a large following especially among young European and American Muslims. In his first book written for a wide audience, he offers a biography of the Prophet Muhammad, highlighting the spiritual and…

Tariq Ramadan: My Absence Would Certainly Be The Most Powerful Speech I Have Ever Given At ISNA (Islamic Society of North America) — The Islamic monthly com

On Sunday, August 10th, 2014, renowned and notable scholar and professor Dr. Tariq Ramadan posted on his webpage a piece titled Why I Will Not Attend The ISNA And RIS Conferences. The post stirred much heated debate over social media, with notable scholars also responding and urging him to reconsider his position in light of points they…

Has political Islam failed? Islamic intellectual Tariq Ramadan discusses Islamism and the rise and fall of the Muslim Brotherhood —Al Jazeera video

Has the Arab Spring turned into an Islamist winter? Mehdi Hasan challenges Islamic intellectual Tariq Ramadan on the principles and practice of political Islam. Together they dissect the Arab revolts, focusing on Egypt, the Muslim Brotherhood’s rise and demise, and the subsequent military coup. So, has political Islam failed in Egypt? Did the Muslim Brotherhood…

The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE) launches website – Gulf Times News, Watch the video

Prof Ramadan speaking at the website launch The Research Center for Islamic Legislation and Ethics (CILE), a member of Qatar Faculty of Islamic Studies at Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development, has launched its website (www.cilecenter.org). A large number of scholars, researchers, scientists, and students took part in the event held at Qatar…