Entries by simar

Islam and the Environment

The Qur’an addresses not only human beings, but also the cosmos. All creatures participate in Islam. It is much easier to be able to develop an environmental philosophy which will not be incongruent or artificial as if you would add an artificial tail to a donkey. It is part and parcel of the Islamic world […]

The Phony Islam of ISIS

The Phony Islam of ISIS By Caner K. Dagli Following the publication of his Atlantic cover story, “What ISIS Really Wants,” Graeme Wood has challenged critics who claim that he misrepresented Islamic belief, noting, “It’s instructive to see how responses to my piece reckon with or ignore this line: ‘Muslims can reject the Islamic State; nearly […]

Contemporary Man, between the Rim and the Axis

THE confrontation between man’s own inventions and manipulations in the form of
technology and human culture as well as the violent effect of the application of man’s
acquired knowledge of nature to the destruction of the natural environment have reached
such proportions that many people in the modern world are at last beginning to question
the validity of the conception of man held in the West since the rise of modern
civilization.