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Gary R. Bunt

Mona Eltahawy Book

New and noted: Mona Eltahawy, The Seven Necessary Sins for Women and Girls, Beacon Press Discover More…

How To Be Right… in a world gone wrong (Penguin)

James O'Brien, How To Be Right… in a world gone wrong (Penguin)

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Investigating Islam and the internet

Sarah Manavis, New Statesman, Hussein Kesvani’s Follow Me, Akhi: investigating Islam and the internet
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Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World

New from UNC Press, Muslim Pilgrimage in the Modern World, Edited by Babak Rahimi, Peyman Eshaghi Discover More…

New & Noted: America & Islam

New and noted: Lawrence Pintak, America & Islam
Soundbites, Suicide Bombs and the Road to Donald Trump (Bloomsbury) Discover More…

Podcast - Follow Me, Akhi

Guardian, Meeting your Islamophobic troll: Chips with Everything podcast Discover More…

Hussein Kesvani Interview

i-D, how our online world is changing what it means to be a muslim in 2019
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'Cyber Sufis'

This week two important books about Islam and the Internet have appeared. Hussein Kesvani's book on UK Muslims and the net (previously blogged) and this new one from Robert Rozehnal on Sufis and the net. I was able to preview this, which is a really interesting read. It focuses on Inayat Sufism. Discover More…

UK Muslims in cyberspace

Hussein Kesvani, Follow Me, Akhi: The Online World of British Muslims (London: Hurst & Co)
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Pakistan book

New book on Pakistan's Shi'a population: Discover More…

Khatt: Egypt's Calligraphic Landscape

SceneArabia, A Visual Diary of Arabic Calligraphy on the Streets of Egypt

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New book: 'A Critique of the Abrogation Theory'

My former student, Jasser Auda, has a new book out: Jasser Auda & Adil Salahi, A Critique of the Abrogation Theory in Islam (Goodreads page)
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Like War: The Weaponization of Social Media

European Eye on Radicalization, P. W. Singer and Emerson T. Brooking. Like War: The Weaponization of Social Media
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