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This communique is created upon questions from distresed students of the bankrupt Islamic Theological School called the IUE. The former, now insolvent IUE used to have two degree programmes; an unaccredited Bachelor program Islamic Theology and an accredited part-time Master Chaplaincy program. The Bachelor programme was never meant to grant…

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Call for Papers Workshop: Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation)

Call for Papers: Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation) Two-day workshop on 23rd and 24th April 2019 at Islamic University of Applied Sciences Rotterdam, The Netherlands. Deadline for proposals: 11th March 2019. Organisers: Dr Hossam Mohamed (hamohammed@qfis.edu.qa) and Ertugrul Gokcekuyu (gokcekuyu@iur.nl). This workshop will focus on Modernity, Reform and Tajdid (Renovation). Participants…

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About Sheikh-al-Islam Ebussuʻûd Fetawa

Between 1983 and 1985, when I was writing my Ph.D. thesis on the Foundation, the most important sources were Sheikh-al-Islam Ebussuʻûd Efendi Fetâwâs. I was based on version of Veli bin Yusuf. Sheikh-al-Islam Ebussuʻûd Efendi Fetâwâs were very different from other fatwas; it was actually more like a book of…

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