03 January 2017

Losing My Religion

This unlovely assortment of speakers will be touring the UK in April with a view to countering both ‘external threats’ and ‘internal doubts’. You can read more about Omar Suleiman here. If you need to be reminded of Yasir Qadhi’s views, here’s a handy compilation. Paul Berman is very good on Tariq Ramadan – and, perhaps less predictably, Mehdi Hasan’s takedown is worth a watch too. Here’s habibi on Abu Eesa Niamatullah.

The publicity material for this event, sponsored by MEND, warns that Muslims are under threat:

"As Muslims come under pressure to maintain their creed in this difficult period of history, the numbers being lost as they succumb to ideological challenges is frightening."

"People are confused about their identities. People are losing their religion." [Harry’s Place] Read more