Early twentieth-century scholars of religion, especially in Europe and the United States, cultivated a curious understanding of ‘history’ when they named their field ‘the history of religions’.
44.3 | History
It is commonly acknowledged that Islam played an important role in anticolonial resistance in different parts of the Muslim world.
The adage ‘History is written by the victors’ is commonly attributed to Winston Churchill. In fact, the sentiment predates Churchill, with pronouncements closely resembling it made by various people in the nineteenth century.
It is no exaggeration to say that the death of the Prophet brought turmoil to the followers of Islam.
Poems by Arif Ay
Anticipating what will probably be a recurring question from Anwar’s critics, why should we trust his SCRIPT for a Better Malaysia?
In 1973 a young British couple, Veronica Doubleday and her ethnomusicologist husband John Baily, arrived in the city of Herat, western Afghanistan, where Baily planned to spend a year researching the local music tradition.
I was eating a chapli kebab burger at a restaurant in Damascus in 2007, when I had a chance encounter with an angry young man.