Critical Muslim | 08

Men in Islam

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October 2013 9781849043175 248



Ziauddin Sardar – Introduction: The Shadows of Muslims Men
Merryl Wyn Davies – The Problem With Men
Abdennur Prado – Muslim Masculinities
Ziba Mir-Hosseini – Out of this Dead End
Kecia Ali – The Omnipresent Male Scholar
Asma Afsaruddin – Other than Men
Saleck Mohamed Val – Beyond the Crooked Rib
Shamim Miah – The Groomers
Tanjil Rashid – Qutb: Poet and Islamist
Stefano Bigliardi – Haroon Yahya’s Fast Food
Leyla Jagiella – The Forgotten Gender


Marjorie Allthorpe-Guyton – The Aesthetic of Promise
Alev Adil – Short Story: The Beauty of Men
Tam Hussain – Short Story: Little Flecks of Silver
Mark Gonzales – As With Most Men
Mohja Kahf – Two Poems
Imtiaz Dharker – Postcards from God


Hassan Mahamdallie – Disgraceful Fanatics?
M A Qavi – Electrified State
Claire Chambers – Wounded Verse


The List – Ten Species of Angry Muslim Men
Jenny Taylor – Last Word: On Chastity


Ziauddin Sardar is an award-winning, internationally renowned writer, futurist and cultural critic. A former New Statesman columnist and Equality and Human Rights Commissioner, he has authored many books, including Desperately Seeking Paradise: Journeys of a Sceptical Muslim; Reading the Qur'an; and Mecca: The Sacred City. He is editor of the influential quarterly Critical Muslim.  

Robin Yassin-Kassab, co-editor of Critical Muslim, is the author of the acclaimed novel, The Road From Damascus (Penguin). Born in west London, he has lived and worked in France, Pakistan, Turkey, Syria, Morocco, Saudi Arabia and Oman. He is a regular contributor to the literary pages of The Guardian and The Independent.

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