In Part 1 we examined the basic arguments for God’s existence, the concept of the fitrah – otherwise known as ‘intuition’ – and how it works. In this part we will elucidate the justification behind the intuition’s existence, how evidence is not always necessary, and how belief in […]
The video of the debate ‘Is Humanity Better Off Without Religion?’ is now up. The event originally took place on the 9th December, 2015 at the University of Sussex, UK, and was organised by members of Sussex University Student Union. Speakers: The event featured Dr Jon Mitchel, a Reader in […]
I recently gave a lecture on October 6th, 2015, at the International Conference on “Islam, Science and Sustainable Development: Maqasid al-Shari‘ah and Humanity’s Well-being” on the topic of littering — particularly in Malaysia. I offered solutions based on a Maqasidi approach, emphasizing the concept of khalifa.
MDI Comment: The example of this Muslim teenager, who invented a cost effective way of turning all too ubiquitous plastic refuse and rubbish into usable ‘biofuel’. This is just another example of the Muslim intellectual revival which is happening in the Muslim world and slowly, but surely, developing […]