At the extraordinary website JihadWatch.org, author Hugh Fitzgerald has often pointed out that the so-called “Palestinian people”, the demonym for the mostly-Muslim Arabs that populate Gaza and Judea and Samaria, are a recent invention. Before the Six Day War of June 5-10, 1967, those same populations were commonly referred to by politicians both local and throughout […]
Here is my latest on the sinister Maajid Nawaz for GatesofVienna.net. Many thanks to Baron Bodissey for publishing it. Original post at Gates of Vienna here. Maajid Nawaz is a prominent “moderate” or secular Muslim and the founder of the Quilliam Foundation in Britain. In the following video essay Vikram K. Chatterjee analyzes Maajid Nawaaz’s […]
There is a curious discrepancy in the recent book Sam Harris wrote with Maajid Nawaz: Why do Maajid’s statements about IJTIHAD in Islam differ so widely from what our best academic scholars of Islam have to say about the subject? In the following we will compare Maajid’s statements about the doctrine of Ijtihad in Islam […]
Here is my latest article for Gates of Vienna. I have cross-posted it here for archival purposes, and to engage in the comments. Many thanks to Gates for editing and publishing it! As a follow-up to his previous post, Vikram Chatterjee provides further insights into the stealth jihad being waged by the prominent “moderate Muslim” […]
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Over at the wildly popular link sharing and discussion site Reddit, links to JihadWatch.org are being censored. For those who don’t know, Reddit.com is a very user-friendly site where users can log in, share links and have long, threaded conversations on any topic they like. The site is sub-divided into sub-forums called subreddits or subs, […]
UPDATE: Added books from Theodor Nöldeke, George Sale, and David Margoliouth including a book found at Archive.org At Jihad Watch, Robert Spencer and especially Hugh Fitzgerald have often exhorted their readers to read what the great Orienalists / Islamologists of yesteryear have to say about Islam. Some of these books are hard to find or out […]