Mustafa Akyol said he is calling for an epistemological shift in Islam’s interpretation of religious tenets.
Boisi Center Hosts Webinar Discussing Islam in the United States
On Feb. 1, Aziz joined a panel of three scholars on Zoom to discuss her most recent book, The Racial Muslim: Racism Quashes Religious Freedom. Boston College’s Boisi Center for Religion and American Public Life hosted the event.
Is The Virtue of Toleration Hypocritical?
In an age where Western society holds liberal values and democracy to be the absolute truth and way of life, I think it is important to raise a specific question: are liberal values hypocritical? Philosophers like John Locke created the blueprint for the world that we, Western society, live in today, one in which we…
Breaking the Course Comfort Zone
“It is so easy to take what we see and hear as the truth, allow it to take root, and grow in our minds until it becomes a fully formed opinion or belief. These are the seeds of prejudice, the beginnings of immigration bans.”
Islam Means ‘Submission to God,’ According to Bowering
According to Bowering, Islam means ‘submission to God,’ not ‘peace.’
Engaging Islam: Yale Professor Talks God, Human Will
Gerhard Bowering talked about the importance of God in Muslims everyday life on Wednesday afternoon.
Islamic Awareness Week Promotes Student Awareness
“This week is an effective way of bringing Islamic culture at BC to the fore and increasing knowledge of the Muslim Student Association.”
Islamic Awareness Week Held to ‘See Islam as a Religion of Peace’
This week, the Muslim Student Association is hosting Islamic Awareness Week to educate BC students on Islam.
BC Grad Compares Locke To Muslim Liberalism
Few people might ever think to compare the philosophy of Muslim liberalism to that of Enlightenment thinker John Locke.