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Muslim

09.03.2015
- Languages: it
The most extremist Islamists should not fear Houllebecq's book, nor should its author be added to the existing list of 'fatwas' – despite the fact that Houllebecq is known to have said all sorts of things about Islam in the past. And neither should we think of this book as a step in Houellebecq's redemption on the road to the Mecca. Quite the opposite. His dislike of the Religions of the Book, and of the Muslim world, remain unchanged.
02.03.2015
- Languages: de
Can Islam be reformed? Can it fit in with the secular orders of European societies? Are Muslims integrated into Europe? Can't Muslims take a joke? These are however the wrong questions, since they fail to recognise, let alone break down, the hegemonic framework within which they are posed; a framework that measures the compatibility, or lack of it, of Muslims with a liberal and secular order.
24.02.2015
- Languages: it
In the context of Islam even if dichotomous, Good and Evil have the same root. Only through absolute submission to the Divine commandments can Muslims hope that ‘the second death shall do them no harm’. It is easy to understand how the blasphemy and offence of God or his last prophet Muhammad, made explicit in the cartoons of "Charlie Hebdo", cannot be forgiven by the Muslims.
23.02.2015
- Languages: de
Given the way in which society is constantly changing, it is the emotive issues associated with the relationship of state and religion that tend to recur, reappearing each time with some new, interesting twist. The recent terrorist atrocities in Paris have accordingly added to existing German discussion over the integration of Muslims in Western societies, reviving debate about extreme religious criticism and the application of criminal law. In Germany discussion of the acceptability of extreme religious criticism is not simply a matter of aesthetics or even of good taste, but of the law