Hermeneutics in Islam in the midst of Text and Context

Bulent SENAY Text and context is an old story. But it is still what we do when we do `humanities`: trying to read texts in contexts whether these texts are written documents or buildings or religious artifacts. There is still an overwhelming interest in hermeneutical theory. The impact of religion on public life still continues.

The way toward Radical Reform

Tariq RAMADAN This article was published in Newstateman, UK, 6th April 2006. For decades reform has been on the agenda in the Muslim world. Everywhere things are changing and Muslims are struggling to respond to new challenges. Fierce debates have arisen between those who want reform and those who argue that it will mean either