The fundamental orientation of the Qur’an is undeniably futuristic. There are numerous verses that directly highlight the significance of futures.

During the Brexit referendum campaign, the Leavers focused on ‘taking charge’ and it is ‘not fair’, thus evoking a strategy of empowerment. Stories do not describe reality, they create reality. Stories create us. They matter.

What happens to the sacred nature of the Qur’an as a physical object after the text has undergone the process of digitisation?

Ever since I remember, I have had a strong desire to be well organised. I like to keep track of events, important dates and significant developments of my life.

For most of human history, individuals and communities have lived in ‘one present’ and looked forward to ‘one future’, defined by one set of technologies.

Sara woke before the azaan and lay quietly in the dark spooning with Farooq, his arm draped over her swollen belly, their phands clasped. The baby kicked. Well hello to you too.