Thursday, November 17, 2005

Islamicity interviews M. Shahid Alam

Islamicity has an excellent interview of M. Shahid Alam that readers of this blog should find interesting and relevant to this debate.

A: Western imagination has been fertile at inventing projects for reforming the world, not least the world of Islam. This is their perennial cover for world domination: they are always engaged in civilizing the people they exploit, enslave or exterminate.

The West has accepted market-driven notions of 'rights' as supreme values. Should Muslims willy-nilly follow suit? Or should they seek greater justice in gender-relations within the matrix of their own system of values?

Click here to read entire interview

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